This recipe makes enough to fill and ice one ten inch cake
What you need.....
1 and 1/2 lbs. unsalted butter (room temperature)
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (sifted)
1 and 1/2 cups confectioners sugar (sifted)
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. salt
How to make this.....
Place all ingredients in a stand mixer fitted with the whip attachment.
Mix on low until fully incorporated.
Turn to medium high speed and mix. until light and fluffy.