Fudge Frosting

This recipe is part of the recipe for Merry, Merry Christmas Cake


Makes 16 servings


24 large marshmallows, halved
2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup water
5 cups sifted powdered sugar
3 teaspoons vanilla


  1. Place marshmallows, chocolate, shortening and water in 1-1/2-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat until melted and smooth, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes. Gradually beat in sugar and vanilla with electric mixer at medium speed about 6 minutes or until mixture starts to lose gloss. Use frosting immediately.

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