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Cappuccino Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Cappuccino buttercream 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 small bowl, combine milk, instant coffee and vanilla. In large bowl, beat shortening and butter with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Gradually add sugar, one cup at a time, beating well on medium speed. When all sugar has been mixed in, icing will appear dry. Scrape sides and bottom of bowl often. Beat in milk mixture. Continue beat at high speed until light and fluffy.

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. Re-whip 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

instant coffee granules

2 tablespoons instant coffee granules


1/4 cup milk

confectioner's sugar

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


1/2 cup butter (1 stick, softened)

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Cappuccino Buttercream Frosting is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 8.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delicious! Tastes GREAT on brownies for a good study snack!
Date published: 2010-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This was such a switch from traditional sweet icing. Very flavorful and easy to make and decorate with.
Date published: 2010-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from very easty to make, tastes wonderful. I adjusted the amount of coffee i used until it was the right amount of coffee flavour I was looking for.
Date published: 2010-12-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from i made it for my friends bday cake and she could not stop praising it. All her famiily just loved it
Date published: 2010-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I made this icing is delicious liike coffee. if you like drink coffee you like this icing in your cake or everything
Date published: 2010-11-30
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