Chocolate Coffee Buttercream Frosting

filed under: Cakes on January 13, 2016

This chocolate buttercream is amazing for one reason… it has COFFEE in it! Chocolate Coffee Buttercream is basically the best invention ever.

Mini Rosettes on a Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Coffee Buttercream!

Coffee Frosting

I love testing out Chocolate Frosting recipes. I mean, you really can’t go wrong with chocolate buttercream right? This one does not disappoint!

Mini Rosettes on a Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Coffee Buttercream!

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Mini Rosettes on a Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Coffee Buttercream!
Chocolate Coffee Buttercream Frosting
Prep Time
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

This chocolate buttercream is amazing for one reason… it has COFFEE in it! Chocolate Coffee Buttercream is basically the best invention ever.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate Coffee Buttercream Frosting
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Amanda Rettke
Ingredients
  • 1 c butter 2 sticks or 226g room temperature
  • 1 8 ounce package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 lb bag roughly 8 cups, can lessen to 6 confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 c strong brewed coffee or more to taste
  • Pinch salt
Instructions
  1. Beat butter and cream cheese together in a bowl with an electric hand mixer until creamy.

  2. Slowly add in confectioners' sugar, cocoa powder, coffee, and salt until smooth and spreadable

Recipe barely adapted from allrecipes. This is a big recipe, used to cover a 3-layer cake. (Click the link if you want to halve the recipe.)

Mini Rosettes on a Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Coffee Buttercream!

This frosting is silky smooth and absolutely delicious!

Mini Rosettes on a Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Coffee Buttercream!

I paired it with my favorite Chocolate Cake. I substituted the cocoa for Dark Cocoa. Rich dark chocolate cake paired with a slightly tangy Chocolate Buttercream is a winning combination!

Mini Rosettes on a Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Coffee Buttercream!

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  • lili musa says:

    i like your bake .. it’s very easy but wonderfull .. tq for your receipt.. God Bless You

  • Penelope says:

    Thank you so much your recipes are so simple. I used to try each and single moment. They are yummy.

  • Beverly Breslen says:

    Not a fan of coffee. What could I substitute?

  • Nush says:

    Please can you tell me the powdered sugar & cocoa in gram and the coffee in mL

  • Cindy Steflik says:

    Should there be vanilla added?

  • Gloria says:

    How do you make a cake without flour?

  • Porfiria Mayfield says:

    I love the coffee

  • Shirley Clontz says:

    This coffee buttercream frosting sounds like the bomb! Can’t wait to try.

  • Esther Rush says:

    My niece loves chocolate cake and chocolate buttercream frosting, however she does not like coffee. Can I substitute the 1/2 cup of coffee with milk instead? Also what piping tip do you use to make those flowers.

  • Sylvia Santilli says:

    Luv your recipes!
    A. Going to try buttercream coffee.

  • Janet Grove says:

    What was the the name of the decorator tip you used on the chocolate coffee buttercream icing cake to make those little rosettes?

  • Sarah Pulumo says:

    I love your bake very much. Can I get more recipes in my email please.

  • mugerwa Aisha says:

    like barking cakes of different flavours how can I go for dat

  • Cathy martin says:

    What tip is used to decorate the chocolate buttercream in this video

  • A. Mwanza says:

    Hi i love your baking and am yet to try a few of your cakes..do u have any enooks on recipes that i can use

  • Lee says:

    Would like to get some cooking recipes once in a while, thank you!

  • Ada Villanueva says:

    Hi Amanda, I want to make the Chocolate coffee butter cream frosting, I want to know what type on the frosting tips to make the flower.

  • Saloni says:

    Plz tell a cake which can be made without oven n weight in gms n eggless as i cant understand

  • Missy says:

    Love your recipe. I will tey it soon.

  • Ashu says:

    Hii plz write the measurements in grams or in measuring cups or in tablespoon so that it I’ll be easy to know thank u

  • Denise Mora says:

    Can’t wait to try it! Thanks love the clips on fb

  • Sandy White says:

    I made this for a coworker for her Birthday .. She and everyone else loved it !

  • Isabella says:

    This recipe is true! It is so delicious and creamy!

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