Hershey’s Five Minute Chocolate Frosting

Hershey's Five Minute Frosting
Hershey’s Five-Minute Frosting: “Made from scratch made easy.”

Hershey’s five-minute chocolate frosting is a quick and easy recipe perfect for frosting cakes, cupcakes, and brownies. It is made with just a few simple ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. The frosting is rich, chocolatey, and smooth and creamy. It is sure to please everyone at your next party or gathering.

Here are the ingredients you will need:

  • Six tablespoons butter softened
  • 1/2 cup Hershey’s Cocoa
  • 2 2/3 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • Four or five tablespoons of milk
  • One tablespoon vanilla


  • Add more milk, one tablespoon at a time, for a thinner frosting.
  • Add more confectioners’ sugar, one tablespoon at a time, for a thicker frosting.
  • Store the frosting in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.


Hershey's Five Minute Chocolate Frosting

Hershey's Five Minute Frosting
A vintage clipped recipe from Hershey's for a Five Minute Chocolate Frosting. Make this frosting with butter, Hershey's Cocoa, confectioners' sugar, milk, and vanilla.
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  • 6 tbsp butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup Hershey's Cocoa
  • 2 2/3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 4 to 5 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp vanilla


  • Cream butter or margarine until softened in a small mixing bowl.
  • Add cocoa; blend well.
  • Gradually add confectioners' sugar alternately with milk and vanilla; beat to spreading consistency.
  • Spread frosting onto dessert with spatula.

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Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate, Frosting, Hershey's, Icing


This recipe makes about two cups of frosting, enough to frost 2 1/2 dozen cupcakes or an eight or nine-inch layer cake. 
"Made from scratch, made easy."
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