Espresso Frosting

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by CookbookCarrie

Yummy, on cake or my Double Espresso Brownies. I think I got this from Hershey, but I cant remember, have had it on a recipe card forever.

Top Review by Mirj2338

I have to agree with a la mode's review, there is too much liquid here to make a stable frosting. My attempts ended up more as a glaze.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat butter, milk and cocoa in a 3 qut saucepan over medium heat, stir frequently DO NOT BOIL.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in sugar, espresso and vanilla with the wire whisk until smooth and spreadable.
  3. You may need more or less powdered sugar, add a bit at a time and see when it gets to the consistency you like.

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