Grandma Moore’s Chocolate Frosting Recipe

Grandma Moore’s Chocolate Frosting Recipe

I thought I had lost this frosting recipe from my Grandma Moore. I was very excited when my sister sent it to me.
If you’re looking for a deep, rich, recipe for chocolate frosting, then this is it.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American


  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp cocoa
  • 2 1/2 tbsp shortening
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla (double this)


  • Combine brown sugar, cocoa, shortening, butter, salt, and milk in saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, boil slowly for 3 minutes.
  • Cool and add sugar and vanilla and beat until thick enough to spread.
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