Recipe by Shandibear

A great light frosting, good on almost any cake!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, combine shortening and vanilla.
  2. Blend in half of the confectioner's sugar.
  3. Blend in 2 Tblsp milk.
  4. Repeat with remaining confectioners sugar and 2 Tblsp milk.
  5. Mix in approximately half of the cocoa.
  6. Dissolve 1 Tblsp instant coffee into 1 cup of hot water.
  7. While still warm, pour two tablespoons of the coffee into the frosting mixture.
  8. Mix in remaining cocoa. Add coffee mixture, a tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency is achieved.
  9. Fill and frost cake.

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