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Chocolate Frosting

What you need: 

1/2 cup oil
3 tablespoon cocoa
6 tablespoon soy milk
1 lb powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract

What you do: 

Place oil, cocoa, and soy milk in a sauce pan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Add powdered sugar. Beat until smooth. Add vanilla/almond. Allow to cool.

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This is definitely the best frosting I've come across so far ... I boiled, as per recipe, and I must say that I have had too too many spoonfuls before I even got to ice the cake!

Yummmy :)  Thanks to the original poster

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It was my first time making frosting and it turned out great. I modified it a bit - didn't add any of the extracts and added some vanilla sugar. Oh yeah, about the sugar - I was so scared of the "1 lb" thingie that only added 2-3 tablespoons of it and the frosting was still a bit too sweet. Either way, I could eat it on its own - it's almost like melted chocolate I used to enjoy earlier :}.

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My 1st thought was...oil...yuck.  But i was looking for something quick and easy. I didnt boil and blended it together.  I used more than 6 tablespoons of milk.  It was really good though and super easy.  I might put the sugar in my coffee grinder cause I could taste the sugar particles even after blending. I didn't use any extract.  I also used under a cup of sugar and it was very sweet and I have a major sweet tooth.  I am actually super hyper after eating this with chocoalte cake cause I havent had any processed sugar in months! I might be up all night  :D

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The easiest frosting recipe EVER vegan or not! I just mixed by hand and didn't boil. I added about 3 T peanut butter at the end mostly to stiffen it up a bit more.
Cupcakes in photo from http://vegweb.com/index.php?topic=11664.0 Lisa's Chocolate Cake

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I didn't boil the wet ingredients, I just mixed it all together and I must say, this is an awesome frosting recipe!  I've tried lots of frosting recipes and the vegan versions are usually thin and runny, but this one was exactly like a store bought frosting.  I did go ahead and use the suggested pound (4 cups) of powdered sugar, it worked great.

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