Coffee Frosting

Coffee Frosting


"Delicious coffee flavored chocolate frosting. Cream may be substituted for the milk for added richness."


servings 190 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 190 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 4.6 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.3g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 33 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix together; instant coffee or leftover coffee, milk, cocoa powder, butter or margarine, vanilla extract, and confectioners' sugar until of spreading consistency. Makes more than enough to frost a 13x9 inch sheet cake.
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  1. 24 Ratings


Let me preface that I really LOVE all things sweet. But this frosting was just disgustingly sweet; I couldn't even swallow it. I've been cooking for about seven years, so I don't think it's me; ...

a really good frosting recipe. I made it to go along with the Black Magic Cake (also on allrecipes), and I found it to be a little shy on the coffee side, so I added quite a bit which then prom...

I like the flavor of this frosting but I think it would go best on a cake that isn't overly sweet. Maybe a Devil's Food? I don't know, but it was definitely too sweet for the chocolate cake re...

This frosting is okay. I used it on top of brownies and it came out nice. The reason I'm giving it 3 stars is because, I had to atler the recipe. I had to add in more coffe and more milk. Over a...

This is overall a great recipe, however I probably added 4x that amount of coffee to get any coffee flavoring. Then my frosting was a little thin, so I added more sugar, but couldn't really get ...

Very, very, VERY sweet and not incredibly chocolatey. Also, if you're into presentation, the color is a little light because it's mostly sugar, so it doesn't look as stunning as a really chocol...

Very nice frosting; easy to prepare. Used leftover coffee.

Pretty good recipe! I used instant espresso powder in place of instant coffee and I added a little more milk. very yummy. Holds well.