Easy Fudge Frosting

This is a very rich frosting that tastes almost exactly like a piece of fudge. It is not dark like a candy bar like the canned fudge frostings, but don’t let that fool you!

Easy Fudge Frosting


  • Fudge Frosting
  • 1 pound butter, room temp

  • 2 pounds powdered sugar
  • 4 ounces dark chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ cup half and half
  • 2 tablespoons simple syrup


  1. Cream butter.
  2. Cream in powdered sugar in 4 batches.
  3. Cream in melted dark chocolate.
  4. Cream in cocoa powder in 2 batches.
  5. Cream in vanilla and half and half.
  6. Whip in simple syrup (use more to achieve desired consistency).

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Simple Syrup can be made by mixing 2 parts water and 1 part sugar. example: 2 tsp water and 1 tsp sugar Just increase amount for what you need.