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Mocha Buttercream Frosting Recipe: Gourmet Baking Chocolate Recipes

This mocha buttercream frosting is devilishly good, particularly when applied liberally to our Ultimate Chocolate Cake!

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Yield: 1 recipe of frosting
Ingredients
  • 12 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1 lb confectioners sugar
  • 1 stick (4 oz) butter, softened
  • 2 tsp instant coffee granules, dissolved in 14 cup coffee

*The components of this recipe are gluten-free. The unsweetened cocoa recommended for use is made with gluten-free ingredients. Please note that all products are manufactured in the same factory as products that may contain allergens. Although we employ good manufacturing practices to minimize cross-contact, we do not guarantee any product is entirely free of minute traces of wheat, soy, tree nuts, or peanuts.

  • 12 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1 lb confectioners sugar
  • 1 stick (4 oz) butter, softened
  • 2 tsp instant coffee granules, dissolved in 14 cup coffee

*The components of this recipe are gluten-free. The unsweetened cocoa recommended for use is made with gluten-free ingredients. Please note that all products are manufactured in the same factory as products that may contain allergens. Although we employ good manufacturing practices to minimize cross-contact, we do not guarantee any product is entirely free of minute traces of wheat, soy, tree nuts, or peanuts.

Instructions
  • Combine confectioners sugar and cocoa in a bowl and stir well to combine.
  • Add the softened butter and mix in gently.
  • Add the coffee liquid a small amount at a time, and beat with electric beater until smooth and spreadable.
  • You may not need all of the coffee liquid, and you may also need to add slightly more.