Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen
Total:
8 min
Active:
3 min
Yield:
frosting for 1 layer cake or 8 to 12 cup cakes
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

In a saucepan, combine butter, cocoa, and milk; bring to a boil. Add sugar and vanilla; beat well until smooth.

Frost cake and sprinkle on nuts, if desired.

Cook's Note

If frosting becomes too stiff, add 1 drop of water at a time to desired consistency.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Quick Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Recipe courtesy of Gale Gand

Orange Ombre Birthday Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller

David's Favorite Carrot Cake with Pineapple Cream Cheese Frosting

Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller

Frosted Angel Food Cake

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Chocolate Cupcakes with Ganache and Marshmallow Frosting

Recipe courtesy of Bake You Happy

Quick Pickles

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Quick Chicken Tortellini Soup

Recipe courtesy of Jeff Mauro

Fudge Cake with Stout Glaze

Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Giada at Home

          10am | 9c

          Giada at Home

          10:30am | 9:30c

          Giada at Home

          11am | 10c

          Giada Entertains

          11:30am | 10:30c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

          8pm | 7c

          Burgers, Brew & 'Que

          4:30am | 3:30c

          Get Cooking