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Mocha Frosting

Rated as 4.43 out of 5 Stars
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"Delicious mellow coffee flavor makes this frosting a favorite on chocolate cake. Eat with a spoon or use to frost a cool cake."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 152
Original recipe yields 16 servings

Directions

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  1. Stir warm milk and coffee powder in large bowl until the coffee dissolves completely.
  2. Whisk confectioners' sugar, melted butter, cocoa powder, and vanilla extract into the milk mixture until no clumps remain and you have a smooth frosting.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 152 calories; 4.6 28.8 0.4 12 32 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

While I couldn't detect the mellow coffee flavor the submitter describes, the coffee (and a good pinch of salt) no doubt did heighten the chocolate flavor because for some reason it just does. ...

Most helpful critical review

Great taste, but had to add a lot more milk than it says, luckily its easy to keep adding milk until its the right consistency. I just added milk from the fridge, I didn't bother warming it up a...

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While I couldn't detect the mellow coffee flavor the submitter describes, the coffee (and a good pinch of salt) no doubt did heighten the chocolate flavor because for some reason it just does. ...

I used a little more butter and milk just to get to the consistency I was after, but the basics were still there. Good flavor and seemed easy to tweak for what I wanted, which is much appreciate...

Delicious! Need to stay out of it so there is enough left to frost the cupcakes. It reminds of a frosting my grandmother used to make- none of that artificial flavor of canned frosting. I made i...

This frosting had a good flavor. I made it for a faceless recipes (recipes without photos) for the website. I am just still trying to think, what to use it with. It's 10x better than using canne...

I LOVE this frosting! I love chocolate, I love coffee, so I definitely love this mocha frosting! I just have one major problem : don't use melted butter!!! Use softened! When the butter's melted...

I made this using a little more milk and powered sugar. Plus I used 1 1/2 tbsp of coffee (I wanted a stronger coffee flavor). Love coffee!!! I got it to the consistency that I wanted and put it ...

Really yummy frosting. I used more coffee for a richer flavor.

This is delicious ! I added about 4 more tablespoons of milk; I honestly didn't measure; just added a bit at a time until it was the consistency I wanted. I also used 1tblsp of instant espresso ...

This made the perfect amount for a two layer cake. It spread beautifully and had wonderful flavor.