It’s double chocolate, Double fudgy. Dark deep chocolate over rich chocolate. The kind you can make only with the real thing, pure Baker’s Unsweetened Chocolate.
Impossible to duplicate because cocoa has most of its chocolate richness removed.
And another blessing, it’s easy. Two frostings from this one recipe.
Easy Chocolate ‘n Chocolate Frosting
6 squares Baker’s Unsweetened Chocolate
5 tablespoons butter or other shortening
6 1/2 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup (about) milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
Melt chocolate and butter over very low hear, stirring constantly. Cool slightly, set aside 1/3 cup. Combine sugar, salt, milk and vanilla, blend.
Add remaining chocolate mixture, mix well. Let stand stirring occasionally, until of right consistency to spread. (If necessary, add additional milk a teaspon at a time)
Fill and frost top and sides of three 8-inch or two 9-inch layers.
Pour reserved mixture over top and allow to drizzle down sides.