Mocha-Almond Frosting

recipe
Coffee lovers will enjoy this mocha frosting with hints of vanilla and almond. Try icing your favorite cake, cookie or brownie with this easy and delicious treat.

Yield:

Makes 2 1/3 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes

Ingredients

3 cups powdered sugar
2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
3 tablespoons hot brewed coffee
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 cup butter, softened
3 to 4 Tbsp. half-and-half

Preparation

1. Whisk together sugar and cocoa in a medium bowl. Combine coffee, vanilla, and almond extract.

2. Beat butter at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer until creamy; gradually add sugar mixture alternately with coffee mixture, beating at low speed until blended. Beat in half-and-half, 1 Tbsp. at a time, until smooth and mixture has reached desired consistency.

Note:

October 2008
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