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mom's mocha chocolate butter frosting

a recipe by
Fran Murray
Fountain Hills, AZ

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!

serves 1 cake
prep time 10 Min
method Food Processor

Ingredients For mom's mocha chocolate butter frosting

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

How To Make mom's mocha chocolate butter frosting

  • 1
    Using 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.
  • 2
    Scrape 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).
  • 3
    Makes enough frosting to frost one cake or 24 cupcakes.