Mom's Mocha Chocolate Butter Frosting

Fran Murray


My family LOVES this frosting. It's one of their favorites. The key is using leftover coffee and the food processor. The food processor makes the frosting taste like fudge candy...yum!

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1 cake
10 Min
Food Processor


1 stick
unsalted butter
2/3 c
hershey's cocoa powder
1 box
(1 pound) powdered sugar
2 tsp
1/4 c
cold coffee


1Using a food processor, cream the stick of butter. Add the cocoa and pulse until combined. Scrape down sides and then add the powdered sugar, vanilla and coffee.
2Scrape down the sides and add more coffee a tablespoon at a time, if needed, to produce a frosting that’s of spreadable consistency (careful to not make it too juicy).
3Makes enough frosting to frost one cake or 24 cupcakes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy