Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is the perfect frosting to go on a chocolate cake

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In small bowl dissolve instant coffeee in hot water.
  2. Beat butter at medium speed in a mixing bowl until creamy.
  3. Add gradually powdered sugar, kahlua and hot coffee mixture.
  4. You can add more kahlua if you want a stronger coffee flavor frosting.
  5. makes frosting for 1 9X13 cake.


Most Helpful

I mixed the 3 Tbsp of coffee into one Tbsp of water and it was like mud! Should the amount be 3 TEASPOONS coffee in one Tablespoon water? That seems strong enough :)

kimberlyp56 March 03, 2015

Awesome frosting...I used it to frost brownies and then topped with coconut. Amazing combination of flavors.

ldh.artist September 23, 2009

I will have to try this one again... I made it as written and the coffee flavor was so strong it would have overpowered even the most chcolate-y chocolate cake. I ended up having to make a different frosting. If I was to make it again, I would try it with half of the coffee. I'm very sorry that it didn't work for me!

Dwynnie February 11, 2007

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