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Mocha Frosting for the Family Birthday cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Martha Shogren
Added: Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1lb box of powdered sugar, sifted
1 stick of butter, softened..
3-4 tbsps strong coffee - melt instant coffee crystals in hot water.
or make very strong regular coffee
2-3 tbsps cocoa - for strong flavor I use Dutch Chocolate

Directions:
Directions:
Add softened butter to powdered sugar along with cocoa and 3 tbsps coffee. Beat with mixer, adding more coffee if needed to make a soft frosting that will spread nicely on the cake layers.
Will cover inside and two layers of the 10 inch cake pans.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes-1hour, counting boiling potatoes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the frosting I most often use on the Rich Devil's Food cake which is the family birthday cake. If you wish to have a fudgy frosting, omit coffee and substitute boiling water. Increase cocoa to 6 tbsps. Beat as above and spread on cake.

 

 

 

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