Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is a great chocolate mocha frosting that my mother made back in the 50's. It is easy and tastes delicious, not too sweet and not bitter.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 12 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 12 tablespoons butter
  • 1 12 teaspoons vanilla
  • enough fresh hot coffee (to blend)


  1. Mix on med/high speed all ingredients gradually adding the hot coffee and blend to a smooth paste (be careful when adding coffee that you do not put too much in or it will be runny).
  2. Cool cake and frost spreading on the top and sides of a bundt cake or a single layer cake.


Most Helpful

Very tasty and easy to make. My kids ate the top of the cake (the frosting part) and left the rest on their plates! :-)

N@ June 06, 2010

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a