Betty’s Perfect Chocolate Frosting for Brownies

Betty demonstrates how to make Chocolate Frosting for Brownies. This frosting was made to spread on top of the Zucchini Brownies from the previous video in Betty’s Kitchen, but it can be used for any brownies, cakes, or cupcakes. This recipe is adapted from Arrita Morris’s Chocolate Frosting, published in the Richmond Register newspaper.

Perfect Chocolate Frosting for Brownies

¼ cup butter
¼ cup milk
5 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
2 cups confectioner’s sugar (This is the same as icing sugar or powdered sugar.)

In a small saucepan, melt the butter over low heat. Add the milk and cocoa powder and stir over low heat, just until thick and combined. Remove from heat and stir in 2 cups of confectioner’s sugar, a little at a time. The mixture will seem very stiff, but it will soften a bit as you continue to stir. When the mixture is of spreading consistency, spread on top of pan of cooled brownies. Cut brownies as desired and serve. I really love the Zucchini Brownies and this Chocolate Frosting for Brownies. I hope you love it, too! –Betty ♥♥♥

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