Mocha Butter Cream Frosting

Mocha Butter Cream Frosting

Indulge in the rich, delectable flavors of Mocha Buttercream Frosting, a decadent topping that will elevate your cakes, cupcakes, and other desserts to new heights of indulgence. This luxurious frosting is crafted with a classic buttercream base of butter, egg yolk, and confectioners’ sugar, infused with the refreshing aroma of instant coffee. Adding a touch of water ensures a smooth, spreadable consistency, while the deep, roasted notes of coffee awaken your taste buds and leave you craving more. The base recipe for this Mocha Buttercream Frosting can be found here – Rich Butter Cream Frosting

A Symphony of Flavors and Textures

Mocha Buttercream Frosting is a symphony of flavors and textures that will tantalize your senses. The rich, creamy buttercream base provides a smooth, velvety canvas for the robust coffee flavor to shine through. The subtle sweetness of the confectioners’ sugar harmonizes perfectly with the bitterness of the coffee, creating a decadent and well-balanced frosting.

A Versatile Treat for Bakers and Dessert Enthusiasts

This versatile frosting is a must-have in any baker’s repertoire. It is the perfect complement to chocolate cakes, cupcakes, and brownies, adding a touch of sophistication and indulgence to these classic treats. Mocha Buttercream Frosting can also be used to frost red velvet cakes, gingerbread cookies, and even fruit-based desserts, adding a touch of unexpected coffee flavor to these favorites.

A Culinary Masterpiece in the Making

Creating Mocha Buttercream Frosting is a simple endeavor. Combine butter, egg yolk, and confectioners’ sugar in a mixing bowl and beat until light and fluffy. Gradually add instant coffee dissolved in hot water, beating until the frosting is smooth and evenly colored. The frosting can be used immediately or stored in the refrigerator for later use.

An Irresistible Delight for Every Occasion

Whether you’re an experienced baker or a novice dessert enthusiast, Mocha Buttercream Frosting will become a favorite in your kitchen. With its irresistible flavor, versatility, and ease of preparation, this frosting is the perfect way to add a touch of decadence to your desserts. Elevate your culinary creations and experience the pure delight of Mocha Buttercream Frosting today.

Mocha Butter Cream Frosting

Mocha Butter Cream Frosting
A vintage handwritten recipe card for Mocha Butter Cream Frosting, a frosting made with a Butter Cream Base with instant coffee and water added.
Print Recipe


  • 1/2 cups oleo
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 pkg confectioner's sugar
  • 2 tsp instant coffee
  • 3 tbsp boiling water


  • Beat butter and egg yolks until soft.
  • Beat in powdered sugar with instant coffee and water.

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Retro Hand Mixer
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Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Coffee, Frosting, Icing


Makes 2 cups. 

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