My mom and grandma used to make this frosting. One of my favorites. I like to add some chopped walnuts or pecans to the frosting when i’m frosting brownies.
(frosts a 9×13 inch cake or two 8 inch cakes )
*2 cups granulated sugar
*1 cup unsweetened cocoa
*1/4 teaspoon salt
*1 cup whole milk
*1/2 cup butter, sliced into pieces
* 1/4 cup light corn syrup
*1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
*3 – 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
~In a medium-large saucepan, mix granulated sugar and cocoa together until well mixed.
~Stir in milk, butter, light corn syrup, and salt.
~Bring to a boil and boil for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
~Remove from heat, and cool for 45-50 minutes.
~Beat in vanilla and powdered sugar until mixture is smooth and spreading consistency.
~Frost cooled cake.