Joan's Fudge Icing

This fudgy icing is great on taste!

Joan’s Fudge Icing


  • 4 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate, grated
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


1 Combine sugar, shortening, cream, corn syrup, salt and slivered chocolate in a saucepan. Cook over low heat until chocolate and shortening melt, stirring continuously. Bring to rolling boil 220 degrees F (105 degrees C) and hold one minute. Remove from heat and begin beating and beat until 120 degrees F (49 degrees C). Add vanilla and beat to spreading consistency.

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