Coffee Buttercream Frosting

Recipe by Bev I Am

I discovered this recipe in Lee Lee's Recipe Box : ) I hope you will enjoy it! Cook time includes chilling time.

Top Review by under12parsecs

This was gorgeous and glossy and perfectly textured when I made it last night, but when I went to frost the cake after refrigerating overnight, it had a strange texture like Engrossed described, even after whipping again. The flavor is completely spot on, though!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat cream, sugar, hot coffee, egg yolks and coffee powder in small saucepan.
  2. Heat over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and coats back of spoon, about 10 minutes.
  3. Refrigerate covered until cold, about 30 minutes.
  4. Cream butter and powdered sugar in small mixer bowl; beat in vanilla.
  5. Gradually beat in custard; beat until smooth.
  6. TIP: Remaining frosting can be stored covered in refrigerator up to 3 days.

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