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Cappuccino Icing Recipe

Cappuccino Icing is a perky mix of instant coffee and cream - perfect with any kind of chocolate cupcakes.
Makes: 3 1/2 cups.
Skill Level: None

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Step 1

In large bowl, cream shortening and butter with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Combine coffee granules, milk and vanilla; add to butter mixture and beat well. Gradually add sugar, one cup at a time, beating well on medium speed. Scrape sides and bottom of bowl often. Continue beat at high speed until light and fluffy, about 7 minutes.

Step 2

Keep icing covered with a damp cloth until you are ready to decorate. For best results, keep icing bowl in refrigerator when not using. Rewhip before using.

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1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract


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solid vegetable shortening

1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening

butter or margarine

1/2 cup butter or margarine

instant coffee granules

2 tablespoons instant coffee granules


1/2 cup milk

confectioner's sugar

5 cups confectioner's sugar ((about 1 1/4 pounds))

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