Melt chocolate in saucepan on very low heat, stirring constantly; set aside.
Beat butter in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Gradually add about half of the sugar, beating on low speed after each addition until well blended. Add chocolate and vanilla; mix well.
Add remaining sugar alternately with the milk, beating until well blended after each addition. Use to frost your favorite cake or cupcake recipe.
Here's a delicious frosting recipe for your favorite cakes and cupcakes. Make certain that you pay attention to the amount of frosting that you use. It's rich, so a little goes a long way. Recipe makes enough to frost tops and sides of 2 (8- or 9-inch) cake layers, top and sides of 13x9-inch cake, tops of 3 (8- or 9-inch) cake layers or 24 cupcakes.
If frosting becomes too thick, beat in additional milk by teaspoonfuls until of spreading consistency.
Substitute 1-1/2 pkg. (4 oz.) BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate (6 oz.) for the 4 oz. BAKER'S Unsweetened Baking Chocolate.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 25g
Dietary Fiber 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
About 2-1/2 cups or 20 servings, 2 Tbsp. each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.