Recipe by Sherry Graves
"Delicious chocolate frosting!"
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butter, room temperature
unsweetened cocoa powder
strong brewed coffee, room temperature, divided
3 1/2 cups
confectioners' sugar, sifted
Very good, fairly easy, and rich frosting. I used this on a black magic cake for an existential chocolate experience.
This is so delicious!! I've done a lot of baking but never tried a homemade buttercream. (So many recipes call for shortening! Yuck!) This is light years better than tub frosting and so quick and easy. I used instant espresso instead of coffee (because that is what I keep on hand) and Lindt Sweet Dark chocolate. The espresso adds a wonderful depth of flavor. Thanks for the recipe. I will never buy chocolate frosting again.
This was a very nice & easy frosting...it pairs well with the Nairobi Chocolate cake & I'm sure will be a big hit at the scout bake sale. I made according to recipe, but for personal use, I would decrease the sugar by 1 cup...but that's pretty typical of us, I do the same on our cream cheese frosting for Italian Cream Cake, we just don't like our frosting so sweet!
SOOOOOO good! Got so many compliments on this frosting. Thank you for sharing.
My family's favorite chocolate frosting recipe - easy, dense and fudge-like! It wouldn't be a birthday cake at my house without this frosting on top.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
Serving Size: 1/32 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 32
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 60
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