When the cake is evenly coated around the sides and on top, finish decorating it with a swirled design pattern. Combine milk, butter and sugar in sauce pan on stove.Â Turner on burner to medium.Â Stirring constantly, the mixture will heat and boil. Chocolate Glaze 10 mins Ratings. This should provide a beautiful frosted cake on a clean platter that is ready to serve. Stir in the skillet until the sugar liquifies and then turns golden brown. It can be used for some basic piping, such as borders or writing; but because it is light and fluffy, and can be slightly sticky after it sets for a while, it is a little harder to work with when trying to decorate a cake with a detailed design. It had about 14 thin layers and just like you were talking about, it hardens but is not hard when you bite it. Once the sides are all frosted, smooth the frosting out by running the spatula vertically around the cake. Old Fashioned Chocolate Icing That Hardens . Place the first layer of cake on the plate bottom side down. I'm a self-taught Betty Crocker. Make sure to pour the sugar mixture in a slow steady stream off to one side and continue to beat the frosting the entire time. Bring to a rolling boil. This is more of a frosting that would go on brownies, or a cake that is in a pan. The boiled mixture is then slowly mixed into beaten egg whites until the frosting is light and fluffy. salt Melt 1 stick butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat add the sugar, milk, and cocoa Stir and bring to a boil. After the top has been covered with swirls, create the same design pattern all around the sides of the cake. Once the frosting has been spread around, level it with the edge of the spatula before placing the second layer on top. Remove from heat and add butter and vanilla. Combine sugar, cocoa and milk in heavy saucepan. This will help prevent the frosting from getting all over the plate while you are spreading it on the cake. This white fluffy frosting is made without any type of fat added. Cool, cut and serve.Â Say âthank youâ to my grandma Eleanor! Put pan in cold water and beat until desired consistency. The frosting on top can also be use to help level the cake. Some boiled frosting recipes are sticky and set up fairly quick so you need to spread it soon after it is made, but the recipe below remains very workable and is easy to spread on the cake. We collect recipes, old, new, home to thousands of recipes shared by our visitors since 1996. high heat. Ingredients 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp. A layer cake is shown here but this frosting can be used on a sheet cake or cupcakes as well. butter 1 tsp. Place all ingredients except vanilla in a saucepan (1 quart) and bring slowly to a full, rolling boil, stirring frequently. Be blessed and be a blessing! It is mostly used as an overall frosting layer that can be spread smoothly over the surface of the cake, or it can be given a simple frosting design such as swirls or peaks. Carefully slide four inch wide strips of wax paper under the cake on all sides. They make me so happy!! Add second cake layer and pour remaining icing over the top.