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Hot Coffee Frosting

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars

"This is a very old, but very good recipe."
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1 h servings 178
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 frosting for 3 layer cake)


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  1. In a large bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, butter, cocoa powder and vanilla. Beat on slow speed until ingredients are combined. While beating, slowly add hot coffee until desired consistency is achieved.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 178 calories; 3.3 38.7 0.6 8 22 Full nutrition

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Best frosting I've made/tried. I didn't stick to the exact measurements, I just added roughly those amounts, and poured coffee in until I reached the consistency/flavour I desired.

This is a nice recipe but it just wasn't what I was looking for. There was so little coffee flavor in the recipe and I don't like the texture of it. As powdered sugar recipes go it is very sweet...

I didn't like the consistency, had a grainy-ness to it. While it was too sweet for me, others loved it.

I thought it was awsome perfect amount of coffee as my stomach is sensitive to the stuff and it also went well on top of wacky cake.

This sounded good reading the ingredients but it doesn't seem to come together well in the end. I even tried making a second batch by adding hot water to the cocoa first, with hopes to bring out...