Lynnie the K's GREATEST Chocolate Icing

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

Mom's best icing - we couldn't wait to lick the bowl! If she didn't get the cake frosted quick enough we could eat all of it!


  1. Melt butter in pan- remove immediately and add cocoa.
  2. Mix until smooth.
  3. Add milk, powdered sugar, vanilla and salt.
  4. Can add more powdered sugar to make thicker or more milk to make thinner depending on consistency desired.
Most Helpful

This is definitely the GREATEST chocolate icing I've ever had! 10 stars! Very easy to make and the taste if fantastic. I used about 3/4 of a 2 lb. bag but I like a stiff icing. Thanks so much for sharing this fantastic recipe!

Marg (CaymanDesigns) April 15, 2006

Good recipe very similar to my mum's who never measures ingredients, so now I can get close to her recipe for icing. I used 2lbs of icing sugar, but I wanted a really stiff icing. In the last batch of icing sugar I sifted in about two table spoons of extra cocoa. It needed that more chocolaty taste with all the icing sugar. I will keep this in my recipe book for next time. Thanks.

theonlyone June 09, 2010

It really is the best icing I have tried! I assumed that you meant 1/2 a 2 pound bag of powdered sugar. You must have because that was perfect! I mixed by had with a whisk and it was just fine. I can't wait to see how it tastes on the "whatever Floats Your Boat" Brownies! Thanks for posting.

BeagleMommy August 09, 2007