Coffee Frosting

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  • Makes 4 1/2 cups
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 416 calories
    • Calories 268 calories from fat
    • Fat 30 g
    • Sat Fat 19 g
    • Cholesterol 80 mg
    • Sodium 15 mg
    • Protein 0 g
    • Carbohydrate 38 g
    • Sugar 37 g
    • Fiber 0 g
    • Iron 0 mg
    • Calcium 10 mg

In a small bowl, stir together the espresso powder with 1 tablespoon hot water until the powder is dissolved. Using an electric mixer, beat the butter on high until light and fluffy, 3 to 5 minutes. Reduce mixer speed to low. Gradually add the sugar, then the espresso mixture, vanilla, and salt, and beat until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl as necessary.

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 tablespoon instant espresso powder
  2. Check 2 cups (4 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  3. Check 1 pound confectioners’ sugar (about 3 3/4 cups), sifted
  4. Check 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  5. Check pinch kosher salt

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, stir together the espresso powder with 1 tablespoon hot water until the powder is dissolved. Using an electric mixer, beat the butter on high until light and fluffy, 3 to 5 minutes. Reduce mixer speed to low. Gradually add the sugar, then the espresso mixture, vanilla, and salt, and beat until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl as necessary.