In a saucepan, combine 1/2 Cup of butter, 2 Tablespoons (or more, depending on how bad of a day it was...I used 1/3 of a Cup tonight) of unsweetened cocoa powder, and 1/4 Cup of milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly, or, you know, frequently. Turn off heat and add 3 1/2 Cups Powdered Sugar (whisk this in slowly if you don't want it to be lumpy, but dump it in and stir quickly if you are trying to SAVE LIVES!) and 1 Teaspoon Vanilla. Mix well.
|This is what it looks like when it's done if you opted for the "In the interest of saving the lives of those around me, I am dumping the powdered sugar in and mixing as fast as I can" method. Lumpy, but STILL CHOCOLATE!|
|Oops! There's a lump of powdered sugar on that one...better lick it off and try again....|
|Hmmm, that kind of looks like I'm flipping someone off....better lick it off and try again....|
|Hmmm, not quite sure if that strawberry is in focus....better take a bite before the chocolate drips off and makes a mess and try again....|
|Well, hopefully this is good enough because I think I'm about to go into a sugar coma. (HOWEVER! The people around me don't seem as |
*CAUTION: For SAFETY PURPOSES, make sure your chocolate does not have an extended stay in your refrigerator. We wouldn't want you to get sick from chocolate that has gone bad--better safe than sorry ;-)!