Chocolate Brownie Icing
1/4 cup butter or margarine, room temperature
1 1/2 cups confectioners' (powdered) sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 to 3 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon light corn syrup or honey (optional)
In a small bowl, beat butter and cocoa until blended. Gradually add powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat well. Add 1 tablespoon milk and corn syrup, if desired. Beat until smooth and of spreading consistency. Add additional milk, 1/2 teaspoon at a time, if needed.