Fudge Icing (or chocolate dip for ice cream)

1 c. sugar                                              2 T. light corn syrup

4 tsp. cocoa                                           dash salt

4 tsp. butter                                          1 1/2 c. powdered sugar

1/2 c. milk                                              1 tsp. vanilla

Mix sugar and cocoa in saucepan. Add butter, milk, corn syrup and salt to boiling, stirring frequently. Boil 3 minutes. Cool and add powdered sugar and vanilla.


**Mandy’s Tips**

  1. This recipe is in Mary’s Family Favorites and was submitted by John Jr. and Ruth Miller.
  2. I didn’t turn my stove top on until after I had added the butter, milk, corn syrup and salt.
  3. I did pour the heated mixture into a bowl and placed in the refrigerator to cool down faster.
  4. I definitely used AT LEAST double the powdered sugar it asks for, just to reach the consistency I wanted for frosting. I probably could have used another cup, but my hand was tired from stirring. 😉

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