Coffee and Cinnamon Icing

    15 min

    This icing is quick and easy to make and tastes fantastic. It goes particularly well on chocolate cakes, cupcakes or muffins.

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    Serves: 14 

    • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 110g butter, softened
    • 360g icing sugar
    • 75ml milk

    Prep:15min  ›  Ready in:15min 

    1. In a small bowl, mash instant coffee with the back of a spoon until powdery. Stir in cinnamon and salt.
    2. In a large bowl, beat the butter until smooth, then stir in spice mixture and vanilla.
    3. Alternately beat in icing sugar and milk until desired consistency is achieved.

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    I didn't bother measuring out the milk and this icing turned out fantastic, put it on top of my own sponge cake and served to family, girlfriend and workmates. all happy.  -  27 Feb 2014


    What did I do wrong it had a plasticky taste  -  08 May 2013


    Lovely icing, 75ml was too much milk though. I only added 1 tablespoon and it was just right.  -  07 Feb 2013