Missing part of an old familly recipe

  • pyseas 11 years ago
    My dad's grandmother used to make a potato devil's food cake and did leave behind the recipe. The hard part is no one seemed to get her icing recipe. The family tells me it was a cooked chocolate icing, with coffee, AND it was a hard shell icing similar to the magic shell you have on ice cream. I have scoured the internet for years and haven't found anything similar. Any suggestions?
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  • andypandy 2 years ago said:
    1/2 cup cocoa powder
    1 teaspoon espresso powder
    2/3 cup hot water
    One 12-ounce can evaporated milk
    2 cups sugar
    6 tablespoons unsalted butter
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    cook all together four minutes, cool completely, at least one hour or 30 minutes, pour over cooled cake, and in between layers
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