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Mocha Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Mocha Buttercream Frosting is a creamy, rich bakery style buttercream frosting that is perfect for decorating cakes and cupcakes. This Mocha frosting is a bakery style frosting that goes well with many different flavors of cupcakes.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Mocha Buttercream Frosting
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 4696kcal
Author Lauren



  • In the bowl of your mixer beat the butter on medium speed until nice and creamy.
  • Turn the mixer down to the lowest setting and slowly incorporate the powdered sugar and cocoa powder into the butter.
  • Once you have added all the sugar to the mix add the heavy cream, vanilla, salt and instant coffee powder.
  • Turn the mixer up to medium-high speed and continue mixing for 10 minutes until light and fluffy.


Calories: 4696kcal | Carbohydrates: 521g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 307g | Saturated Fat: 194g | Cholesterol: 814mg | Sodium: 2479mg | Potassium: 1216mg | Fiber: 21g | Sugar: 472g | Vitamin A: 9391IU | Calcium: 203mg | Iron: 9mg