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Cinnamon Coffee Frosting

Rated as 4.54 out of 5 Stars
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"My Mom has made this cake frosting for as long as I can remember; she has no idea where she got it but it is very unique and absolutely delicious on a chocolate cake. I now make it for my family and they love it, too."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 146
Original recipe yields 16 servings (1 frosting for 1 cake)

Directions

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  1. In a small bowl, mash instant coffee with the back of a spoon until powdery. Stir in cinnamon and salt. In a large bowl, beat the butter until smooth, then stir in spice mixture and vanilla. Alternately beat in confectioners' sugar and milk until desired consistency is achieved.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 146 calories; 5.9 23.8 0.2 16 43 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This is wonderful! As a previous reviewer wrote, it is excellent on the Black Magic cake (I made 2 today, one for us, one to give away). I make 1-1/2 times the frosting recipe to fill and fros...

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First off I want to say that this was an excellent base to an OUTSTANDING frosting only because I was missing a few ingredients and wanted to try a few substitutions for personal taste which is ...

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This is wonderful! As a previous reviewer wrote, it is excellent on the Black Magic cake (I made 2 today, one for us, one to give away). I make 1-1/2 times the frosting recipe to fill and fros...

This recipe is fabulous. Gave it only 4* because I tweaked it way too much. Like other reviewers suggested, I mixed the sugar and milk in slowly, checking for consistency. When I checked the tas...

WOW! This is fantastic! I admit I didn't follow the recipe to a T. I didn't have instant coffee so I brewed strong coffee & used that instead of milk. I also added an extra .5 tsp of cinnamon. I...

Omigosh this is my new favorite frosting. I first tried it on the black magic cake, and let me tell you--perfect combination. Thanks to all the other reviewers for the suggestion! I don't keep ...

Yum! I made this with Black Magic Cake from this site, a great match. I warmed up the milk prior and disolved the instant decaf coffee in that. It turned out beautifully!

First off I want to say that this was an excellent base to an OUTSTANDING frosting only because I was missing a few ingredients and wanted to try a few substitutions for personal taste which is ...

The cinnamon got lost in this recipe, so I ended up increasing it quite a bit. Very nice flavor combination between the cinnamon and coffee. You can play around with it to have either flavor pla...

What a unique frosting flavor! Very good on chocolate cake. Save the step of mashing the instant coffee by dissolving it in a little water or the vanilla. Excellent!!

I don't try new frosting/icing recipes often, but today I needed a new one and this was recommended to me. I am glad I tried it because it is fantastic. I don't drink coffee therefore I do not h...