Mocha Icing

IMG_9709Enough for double layered 9” round cake.

Ingredients

¾ c butter

4½ c icing sugar

6 T milk

1 ½ t vanilla

1 t instant espresso

½ c good quality cocoa

Direction

Cream the butter.

Add in 1 c of icing sugar, and mix.

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Mix in 2 T of milk, vanilla & espresso powder.IMG_9704

Beat thoroughly until smooth.IMG_9705

Gently mix in the cocoa, creaming well after adding.IMG_9706

Mix in 1 c sugar, creaming well after addition, then the following, creaming well after each addition: 2 T milk, 1 c sugar, 2 T milk, 1 c sugar.

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Use the final ½ cup of sugar as needed to get the right spreading consistency.IMG_9710

Use immediately.

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