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Cappuccino Buttercream Frosting

Prep time 10 mins
Cool Time time 10 mins
Yield Makes 1 1/2 cups
Add a package of instant mocha cappuccino mix to butter and powdered sugar for a coffee-flavored buttercream frosting.


  • 1 (1.16-oz.) envelope instant mocha cappuccino mix
  • 1/4 cup hot milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 (16-oz.) package powdered sugar

How to Make It

  1. Dissolve instant mocha cappuccino mix in hot milk in a small cup, stirring to combine; cool completely. Pour milk mixture into a mixing bowl; add softened butter, and beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until well combined.

  2. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until smooth and fluffy.

  3. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Land O'Lakes Suisse Mocha Hot Cappuccino Mix.