Coffee Buttercream

Coffee buttercream is a rich, sweet and creamy coffee flavored frosting that’s perfect for cakes, cupcakes or brownies. Make this easy coffee frosting in about 5 minutes.

In a small bowl, prepare the espresso by mixing 2 tablespoons (30 ml) instant espresso powder with 1 tablespoon (15 ml) warm water until well combined.

Step 1:  

Cool to room temperature before mixing the heavy cream into the espresso.

Step 2:  

Cream the softened butter until smooth. This takes about 1 -2  minutes on low speed. Stop and scrape down sides of bowl as needed.

Step 3:  

Mix in the vanilla extract, salt and espresso with heavy cream. Cream the mixture on low until well combined.

Step 4:  

Mix in the sifted powdered sugar ½ cup (60 g) at a time, beating each addition of powdered sugar until incorporated. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl as needed.

Step 5:  

Once all the sugar has been added, beat the buttercream on medium -  high for 30 - 60 seconds or until the coffee butter cream is to your desired consistency.

Step 6:  

Prepare the frosting for topping cakes or cupcakes or to store until you are ready to use.

Step 7:  

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