Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

Another recipe from my grandma. I still remember making this with her as a little girl. Rich and creamy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put first three ingredients in a sauce pan.
  2. Bring to a boil, while stirring constantly.
  3. Remove from heat and add chips.
  4. With a wire whip beat until creamy and cooled.
  5. Add chopped pecans if desired.


Most Helpful

This is by far the best chocolate frosting I've ever made! So simple and sooo good! ETA: I just wanted to come back and say that this makes the perfect amount of frosting for 2 13x9 pans of brownies. I used half and put the rest into the fridge. When my brownies came out of the oven I microwaved the frosting for 15 seconds, stirred and it was the perfect consistency to pour/spread over the hot brownies. It sets up nicely once it cools.

kjesion October 04, 2007

Wonderful, Creamy & so EASY! Made this exactly as recipe said. Frosted a warm 13 x 9 Chocolate Cake. Perfect, no need to change a thing. Thanks for sharing homegirl.

HopeMMK October 14, 2007

This was good. And easy. I usually make buttercream, but my husband wanted chocolate fudge. I doubled the recipe and I used Hersheys Special Dark chips, and a couple splashes of vanilla. Used it to frost 2 9 inch round cakes. Had some left over, put it in a dish and stuck it back in the fridge. Now I got some fudge. I used the hand mixer instead of the whisk and it was too warm to use immediately. I set it in the fridge and checked it every half hour for a couple hours . Then I forgot it and it was a little too stiff to spread. I just nuked it in the microwave for 10 seconds. Unless you want to use this as a ganache type frosting, this isn't something that's gonna be last minute. It needs to cool down. Thanks for a great recipe

lasanfo April 19, 2015

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