Cappuccino Buttercream Frosting

Add a package of instant mocha cappuccino mix to butter and powdered sugar for a coffee-flavored buttercream frosting.

This recipe goes with Cappuccino-Frosted Brownies

Yield: Makes 1 1/2 cups
Recipe from Southern Living

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Cool Time: 10 Minutes


  • 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


  1. 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. 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.
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