Mario Bosquez's Mexican Chocolate Icing

Mario Bosquez, host of "Living Today" on Martha Stewart Living Radio (Sirius channel 112) shares his tasty recipe for chocolate icing.

Source: Radio


  • 1 stick margarine or butter
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 1 pound (1 package) confectioners' powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  1. Combine margarine, cocoa, and milk in saucepan. Heat until bubbles form around edge. Remove from heat.

  2. Stir in vanilla and nuts. Add the confectioners' sugar to taste. Slowly pour over cake.

Cook's Notes

Add the sugar to taste; adding slowly until you reach the sweetness level you prefer; usually 3/4 of a box is enough.


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