Frosting originally used for cocoa angel cake--



   1 2/3  cups confectioners' sugar

   1 to 2 tablespoons  cocoa

Beat until soft:

    to  cup butter

Add the sugar gradually. 

Blend these ingredients until creamy.


   1/8  teaspoon salt

   3 tablespoons strong, hot coffee

Beat for 2 minutes.

When the icing is cool, add:

   1 teaspoon vanilla or rum.

Permit it to stand for 5 minutes.  Beat well and spread.



Frosting originally used  for Devil’s Food Drop Cookies

 Mocha Frosting:

1 cups powdered sugar

2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa

1 to 2 teaspoon instant coffee granules

cup (=4 tablespoons = stick) butter, softened

1  teaspoons vanilla

2 to 3 tablespoons milk

In small bowl, combine all ingredients, adding enough milk for desired spreading consistency; blend until smooth .
Spread on cooled cookies.  Allow frosting to set before storing.


Chocolate Frosting

        Can easily become a mocha frosting by substituting some good, strong coffee for the milk in the following recipe:

Chocolate Frosting (or Mocha Frosting)

1 cups powdered sugar

4 teaspoons cocoa

2 tablespoons butter, melted
teaspoon vanilla
Milk or coffee

Combine frosting ingredients, using enough milk (or coffee!) to make spreadable.


This recipe has been kitchen tested.

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