Recipe by ColCadsMom
When my Mom says she's making chocolate cake, she is making a yellow cake with this icing. It is exactly like her Sweet Milk and Sugar Icing (Frosting) but with cocoa added. Just like with that recipe, do NOT try to make this frosting if it is raining, it will NEVER get hard. I also love this spread between 2 teacakes (Anne's Teacakes (Tea Cakes)) to make a sandwich cookie.
Directions See How It's Made
- Mix sugar, cocoa and milk and butter in a large saucepan.
- Bring to a full rolling boil. Boil for 1 minute.
- Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
- Place saucepan in a pan of cold water and beat with an electric mixer until a thick spreading consistency.