Cinnamon Coffee Frosting

Cinnamon Coffee Frosting

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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."

Ingredients 10 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 146 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 146 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 5.9 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.8g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 67 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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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.
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AUNT MAMIE
3/5/2004

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 frost the Black Magic Cake. Also, I add a teaspoon or 2 of boiling water to the dry coffee and cinnamon mixture to make them dissolve before adding them to the butter. This makes the appearance less gritty and more smooth.

CHANDYCOOKS
10/14/2006

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 taste and consistancy after 2 cups of sugar and about 1 tbsp of milk it was perfect. The frosting wasn't too sweet, which is the way we like it. I suspect 3 cups of sugar would make the frosting very sweet, which you may need when baking for kids. But here we are not too fond of extra sweetness, so I stopped with 2 cups. I also added about a cup of chopped nuts, which made the frosting extra special. I didn't add any vanila, but added another tsp of instant coffee. The coffee taste was perfect and not at all overpowering which I was apprehensive about. I used this frosting with a coffee cake, and the end result was fabulous. Will def be making this again, probably with a chocolate cake the next time. Btw, this recipe is not enough if you want to fill as well as frost a cake. I just frosted and it was just sufficient.

SILLYSARAHC123
11/11/2005

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. It was amazing! Goes so well with chocolate cake. Update: I gave this a great review before anyone else had tasted it. Although I loved it, I should note that everyone else I served it to disliked it! They thought it was too sweet and/or didn't like the flavor. Some thought it was just ok. Just thought I should add that.