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Mocha Icing

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  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons strong coffee
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Cream butter and sugar together.
  2. Stir in cocoa, coffee and vanilla extract. Add a bit more icing sugar if needed. Mix until smooth and of spreading consistency.

Double this recipe for a large layer cake.

Excellent on a chocolate cake!