Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen
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Total:
8 min
Prep:
3 min
Cook:
5 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.

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