- 1 cup white sugar
- 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1/3 cup milk
- 5 tablespoons shortening
- 1 pinch salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- In a saucepan combine sugar, cocoa, milk, shortening, and salt. Bring mixture to a rolling boil, stirring constantly for 2 minutes.
- Remove from heat and add vanilla and continue beating until frosting starts to thicken slightly. The frosting will be real creamy.