An American Family History


from Aunt Pit's Recipe Box

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Quick Fudge Frosting




1 cup brown sugar firmly packed
3 tablespoons cocoa
3 tablespoons spry [shortening]
1 tablespoon butter
1/4 cup milk
1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon Vanilla.

Combine brown sugar, cocoa, spry, butter, salt and milk in SaucePan and bring to boil, stirring constantly.

Boil slowly 2 min.

Cool to luke warm.

Add Powdered sugar and Vanilla

and beat untill thick enough to spread

all measurements level


Taste and health benefits of Butter, Shortening (Crisco/Spry), and Lard are still hotly debated. Aunt Pit wasn't afraid of any of them.



Colonial Maryland
Colonial New England
Colonial Virginia & West Virginia
Quakers & Mennonites
New Jersey Baptists
German Lutherans
Watauga Settlement
Pennsylvania Pioneers
Midwest Pioneers
Jewish Immigrants

©Roberta Tuller 2020
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