Chocolate Coffee Buttercream Icing

Chocolate Coffee Buttercream Icing

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"Rich icing for Grandpop's chocolate cake."


15 m servings 357 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 357 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 15.1 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 57g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 207 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Beat butter and cream cheese together in a bowl with an electric hand mixer until creamy; slowly beat in confectioners' sugar, cocoa powder, coffee, and salt until smooth and spreadable.
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  1. 20 Ratings


Yum, yum, and yum some more. Coffee and chocolate, how can you go wrong. We only used about 14 ozs of confectioners sugar instead of 16 ozs. We put it over a chocolate cake with just a touch...

I made the recipe as stated above but used about 14 oz of powdered sugar. It was sooo ridiculously sweet. I added an additional half cup of cocoa powder just to cut the sickly sweetness and over...

OH MY GOSH!!!! This is wonderful. I cut back on the sugar also & upped the cocoa by a tablespoon. This has got to be the best chocolate frosting EVER!!!!!

Delicious! I didn't use all the powdered sugar, I just added in more cocoa powder to thicken it. I used a combination of Hershey's and Hershey's special dark powder. Everyone loved this frost...

I made this to top our strawberry cake. I made it with Hershey's special dark cocoa. Very quick, and easy to make. It was a hit! Thanks for sharing!

This was super easy and super tasty!!!! I used instant coffee, dissolved in about 2T of water along with the salt. Upped the butter to 1 cup, as I was just a touch short of 4oz if cream cheese. ...

Fantabulous! I bought an espresso shot from Star Bucks as I didn't have a dark roast coffee on hand, or a way to brew coffee strong. It turned out to be a great choice for a pop of flavor.

Used Hershey's Dark Chocolate powder and a bit less sugar and it is perfect. Used on Dark Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes and it was a perfect compliment. Rich, smooth and very chocolatey tasting. Big ...

Who out there is a coffee lover?! If you are like me and you love the flavor of coffee in your icing or cake you should try this recipe. You should also consider up-ing the tbs of brewed coffee ...