youtube pinterest twitter facebook instagram vimeo whatsapp Bookmark Entries BURGER NEW Chevron Down Chevron Left Chevron Right Basket Speech Comment Search Video Play Icon Premium Nigella Lawson Vegan Vegetarian Member Speech Recipe Email Bookmark Comment Camera Scales Quantity List Reorder Remove Open book
Menu Signed In
More recipes Recipe search

Chocolate Fudge Frosting

A community recipe by

Not tested or verified by

Print me


This goes really well with chocolate beetroot cake. Or chocolate cake of any kind.


Serves: 1

  • 3 ounces butter
  • 2⅗ ounces water
  • ½ cup superfine sugar
  • 1½ cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2⅗ ounces unsweetened cocoa


Chocolate Fudge Frosting is a community recipe submitted by Anonymous and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Combine butter, water and superfine sugar in a small saucepan and stir over low heat without boiling until sugar dissolves.
  • Sift confectioners' sugar and cocoa into medium bowl and gradually stir in hot mixture.
  • Refrigerate about 20 minutes or until frosting is spreadable.
  • Additional Information

    If you want to add extra icing sugar to make it thicker, it's up to your tastes.

    makes enough to give you a nice

    Tell us what you think

    What 1 Other has said

    • This is now my favourite frosting recipe, so much nicer than sickly buttercream, thanks for sharing :)

      Posted by vawalker on 26th June 2013
    Show more comments
    Sardine Spaghetti