Recipe: Chocolate Frosting

  •  1 square of Baker’s Chocolate,
  •  Pinch of salt,
  •  5 tablespoonfuls of boiling water,
  •  1 teaspoonful of vanilla,
  •  About three cups of sifted confectioners’ sugar.

Melt chocolate in bowl over tea-kettle, add water, salt and vanilla, and when smooth add the sugar, and heat until very glossy. Make the FROSTING stiff enough to spread without using a wet knife. It will keep indefinitely.

Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes and Home Made
Candy Recipes, by Miss Parloa (Year 1909)