Chocolate One Minute Icing

Chocolate One Minute Icing


"This may be the icing that you are looking for. It is very chocolaty and has a soft set to it. Try using a butter-flavored shortening. It makes the recipe double rich. My mother always used it on Devil's Food cake."


6 m servings 89 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 89 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 4.6 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.3g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.6 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 14 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the sugar, evaporated milk, cocoa, and shortening into a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Once the mixture is boiling, continue cooking and stirring for 1 minute.
  2. Remove from heat, and add butter and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer until thick, and use immediately.
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  1. 17 Ratings


The icing didn't thicken at all! And I followed the instructions well....

This recipe was perfect! I was a little hesitant since the other reviews said it didn't thicken, however, I was delightfully surprised when it did. I beat it with the mixer for approx 5 mins & i...

Very easy chocolaty, sets up fine just be willing to be patient enough to beat with mixer about 5 minutes

Tastes great....did NOT thicken

delicious!!! perfect for brownies!

My Husband LOVED it! I used as an icing on Beer Cake 1 (on this site, substituted chocolate pudding for vanilla) He said it was the BEST icing he had ever had.I also added a few andes mints and ...

had to cool in the fridge overnight, then warmed up in microwave and dipped cupcake tops in to coat. it cooled to a perfect sheen. it wasn't too sweet, and looked very impressive.

i love this recipe for the fact it isn't sicking sweet. While it didn't thicken as recipe says next time I will either try letting it cool first or adding a teaspoon of cornstarch to recipe wit...

this was too thick, and I didnt even beat it after the boiling and stirring for 1 minute. But, very fudgey, and delicious, worth trying again!