Coffee Buttercream Frosting

Photo by  Janko Ferlič on Unsplash

From the kitchen of Stephanie Knewasser

In a mixer, cream:

1/2 c unsalted butter

1/2 c crisco

​1/8 tsp nutmeg

1 tsp vanilla

pinch salt

Cream until light & fluffy.

Gradually add:

3 c confectioner sugar

Cream until well blended.

Gradually add:

1/4 c coffee, cooled

Blend on low speed until incorporated.

Beat at high speed until fluffy.


  • This pairs beautifully with chocolate cake.