Classic Coffee Buttercream Frosting

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated March/April 2000

This frosting works well with a wide variety of cakes—including devil's food and classic yellow.

SERVES Makes about 4 cups

TIME 40 minutes

Classic Coffee Buttercream Frosting

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

We used whole eggs, whipped until airy, to give our coffee buttercream recipe a light, satiny-smooth texture that melts on the tongue.

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