Easily as quick and simple as a package, and no preservatives!
6 tbsp cornstarch
3 cups milk
4 tbsp cocoa powder
1 cup icing sugar
1/2 cup butter
Combine cornstarch, cocoa powder and icing sugar- mix well. Stir in milk.
Stir dry ingredients together and whisk in milk. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a gentle boil and continue to boil – stirring so it doesn’t stick or boil over. When it has thickened a bit, remove from heat and stir in the butter until melted.
Easily adapted to the microwave – combine dry ingredients and whisk in milk – heat on high power stirring every couple of moments until it boils and thickens – remove from microwave and stir in butter.