Chocolate Frosting V Be The First To Review By Anonymous recipe Comments | 0 Favorites | 3 Print It is a cooked frosting that will get to a coating stage if cooked right. This was my Mothers recipe and has been used for as long as I can remember. Chocolate Frosting V Ingredients 2 cups white sugar1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1/4 teaspoon salt1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk1/2 cup shortening Instructions 1 In a saucepan, combine sugar, cocoa and salt. Add milk and shortening. Cook over medium heat until it comes to a boil. Remove from heat and let cool before spreading on cake.