Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

A nicely balanced mix of coffee and chocolate. I use this to frost Chili Chocolate Cinnamon Cake #36899. Posted by request. Recipe from "Chocolate Cake"

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve coffee in 2 tbls hot water.
  2. Beat (electric mixer) butter until light, sift the sugar and cocoa into the butter.
  3. Combine, stirring with a spoon until well blended.
  4. Stir in the coffee and milk.
  5. Beat (electric mixer) frosting on low speed until until smooth and light.
  6. If necessary, adjust consistancy by adding 1 tbls of sugar or milk at a time.
Most Helpful

This frosting is amazing. It was my first time making frosting from scratch and it turned out perfectly. I used 2 packets of Starbucks Via because that's what I had on hand. I almost didn't get to frost my cake because I couldn't stop eating the frosting with spoon after I had made it! I will probably never buy canned frosting again. Thanks for posting!

Edesia February 07, 2012

Quick and easy, this made a frosting that my husband kept going back and getting more! He loves it and so do I! Thanks Lorac!

Sharon123 August 09, 2005