Item# WLRECIP-152

Perky Cappuccino Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Item No. WLRECIP-152
Amount
3 1/2 cups
Prep Time
10 min
Skill Level
Beginner
Total Time
20 min

Cappuccino buttercream is a perky mix of instant coffee and cream - perfect with any kind of chocolate cupcakes. Amp up the coffee flavor and pair this espresso buttercream with mocha cupcakes.

Ingredients

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  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons instant coffee granules
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 5 cups powdered sugar (confectioner's sugar)

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  • Notes:

    • Keep frosting covered with a damp cloth until you are ready to decorate. For best results, keep the frosting bowl in the refrigerator when not using. Re-whip before using.
    • This buttercream recipe can be made with decaf or full-caff instant coffee granules. It just depends on how much of a kick you are looking for!
    • To store: Frosting should be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 2 weeks and can be frozen for up to 6 weeks. Bring back to room temperature and re-whip before using.

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