Glossy Fudge Frosting

Preparation info
  • Makes frosting for


    8 ″ layers
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Frosting has a fudge-like grain—Basic Sugar Syrup is the secret


  • 1 (6 oz.) pkg. semisweet chocolate
  • 2 tblsp. butter or regular margarine pieces


  • Melt butter over hot (not boiling) water. Remove from heat before the water boils.
  • Add chocolate pieces to butter over hot water and stir until melted, blended and thick.
  • Add Basic Sugar Syrup gradually, stirring after each addition until blended. Mixture will become glossy and smooth.
  • Remove from hot water and cool until of spreading consiste