Dairy Free Coffee Frosting

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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 10 mins
Servings: 12 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
161 Calories
4g Fat
31g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 161
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 69mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 0g
Calcium 3mg 0%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This recipe shows you how to add coffee to your frosting and is the perfect accompaniment to chocolate cakes and cupcakes like this Vegan Mocha Cake.


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) dairy-free soy margarine
  • 3 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1/4 cup espresso (good-quality)
  • 2 tablespoons plain soy milk or almond milk

Steps to Make It

  1. In a large mixing bowl using an electric hand mixer, beat the dairy-free soy margarine until smooth.

  2. Add the powdered sugar 1 cup at a time, alternating with the espresso and the soy milk until the consistency is fluffy and creamy.

Use to frost dairy-free cakes.