This is a chocolate pudding frosting recipe that's time-tested and it passed with flying colors. It's proof that pudding doesn't only belong in dessert cups.
CHOCOLATE PUDDING FROSTING * (1) 4 ounce package of Pudding Mix, any flavor but if you use chocolate use dark. * 1 1/4 Cup Milk * 1/2 Cup Butter * 1/2 Cup Vegetable Shortening * 1 Cup Confectioners Sugar, sifted
* 1 teaspoon Vanilla * 1 teaspoon Salt
Cook the Pudding according to the package direction using 1 1/4 cups Milk.
Cover with wax paper or cling wrap and cool to room temperature.
Cream the Butter, Sugar and Shortening until light and fluffy.
Stir in Vanilla and Salt.
Gradually beat in the Pudding.
It makes enough for the top and sides of (2) 9-inch layers.