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Condensed Milk Chocolate Frosting

Condensed Milk Chocolate Frosting

Robin Joy

Rich chocolate frosting.

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  • Calories:
  • 77 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 3.2 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.5g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 45 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet


  1. In heavy saucepan, over medium heat, melt chocolate with sweetened condensed milk and salt. Cook and stir until it thickens, about 10 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat. Stir in water; cool. Stir in vanilla. Store at room temperature.
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While this "frosting" had a nice taste, not being too sweet like other sugar based frostings, I would not classify this as a "frosting" at all. This is more like a sauce (and not even a glaze). My cake tastes good, but it's now soaked. I would consider making some significant adjustments to the quanitities of ingredients used if you're hoping for something thicker (like no water and doubling the chocolate). Chilling overnight before using made little difference.


Great recipe that doesn't require a stick of butter and has no powdered sugar. Please, please, please read the ingredient list carefully. A square of unsweetened chocolate is found in the baking aisle - one name brand is Baker's. It is not a square of a hershey bar!! Make sure you use sweetened condensed milk - not evaporated milk. If your frosting isn't sweet enough, you didn't use condensed milk. Read the recipe - cook the ingredients, then cool!!!! Then add the vanilla. Please don't review recipes if you didn't follow the directions or read the ingredient lists. I thought this was great.

Lorie's cookin

Wow- how easy is this! I didn't use water, didn't need it. You could add strong coffee for a mocha flair though. I liked the fudgy texture and it isn't very sweet. If you need sweeter I would add a little sugar while melting the chocolate. For those who said it was bitter or not the right consistency, they need to read the label to make sure they are using sweetened condensed milk, NOT Evaporated milk. I think some people don't realize they are different. Evaporated milk is just that, thick milk, not sweetened. This is very good on brownies!