Mocha Frosting Recipe

Summary

Servings9Cuisine

Ingredients

 Butter1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
 Powdered sugar2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs), divided
 Instant coffee granules1 Tablespoon
 Cocoa3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Hot water3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Egg yolks2
 Almond extract1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Rum2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 334 Calories from Fat 187

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.7%

Saturated Fat 13.2 g66%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 94.9 mg

Sodium 5.3 mg0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g10.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.14 g0.55%

Sugars 30.5 g

Protein 1 g2.1%

Vitamin A 13.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 1.3% Iron 1.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Cream butter and 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar until light and fluffy.
Combine coffee powder, cocoa, and water; stir into creamed mixture.
Add egg yolks, and beat 5 minutes.
Stir in almond extract and rum.
Add enough of remaining sugar to make spreading consistency (frosting gets quite firm when refrigerated).
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