- 1 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup canned evaporated milk
- 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1/4 cup shortening
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Place the sugar, evaporated milk, cocoa, and shortening into a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Once the mixture is boiling, continue cooking and stirring for 1 minute.
- Remove from heat, and add butter and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer until thick, and use immediately.