This ultimate Kahlua Buttercream Frosting over Chocolate Chiffon Cake takes only 5 minutes to make.

Best Kahlua Buttercream Frosting

This Kahlua buttercream frosting is the ultimate dessert accompaniment. Rich, creamy and perfect with any dessert from frosting delicious cupcakes, layered cakes, as well as between macaron shells.  Make it with or without chocolate, add a dash of espresso. No matter what time of the year this frosting is always the ultimate treat. 
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, French
Keyword: Buttercream, cakes, frosting, Kahlua
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4 cups
Calories: 431kcal
Author: Veena Azmanov

Ingredients

Enough to frost 12 cupcakes or an 2 x 8-inch cake

    Chocolate Kahlua Buttercream Frosting

    • 228 grams Unsalted Butter
    • 500 grams Powdered sugar/confectioners sugar
    • 120 ml Kahlua Or Irish Cream
    • 200 grams Chocolate - semi-sweet (dark or white chocolate)
    • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract

    Vanilla Kahlua Buttercream Frosting

    • 228 grams Unsalted Butter
    • 500 grams Powdered sugar/confectioners sugar - 500 gram
    • 120 ml Kahlua or Irish Cream
    • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract

    Instructions

    Chocolate Kahlua Buttercream Frosting

    • Melt chocolate in a microwave safe bowl or double boiler - set aside to cool.
    • Cream the butter with Kahlua and vanilla
    • Gradually add the powdered sugar and continue to cream until light and fluffy.
    • Lastly, combine the cooled melted chocolate.
    • Tip - to prevent the chocolate from seizing add a little buttercream to the chocolate - fold well. Then combine both the mixtures together. This will ensure a smooth buttercream

    Vanilla Kahlua Buttercream Frosting

    • Cream the butter with Kahlua and vanilla
    • Gradually add the powdered sugar and continue to cream until light and fluffy.

    Notes

    Tip - to prevent the chocolate from seizing add a little buttercream to the chocolate - fold well. Then combine both the mixtures together. This will ensure a smooth buttercream

    Nutrition

    Calories: 431kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 99mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 51g | Vitamin A: 485IU | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1.1mg