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Cream Cheese Frosting

I love cream cheese frosting, I love cheese and the addition of it gives the frosting a rich and slightly salty flavor which really helps make frosting less sweet than it usually is.



Cream Cheese Frosting

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American


  • 1 package cream cheese 8 oz, at room temperature
  • 1 stick butter 8 tbsp, at room temperature
  • 6 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Put cream cheese, and butter into mixer and blend for 1-2 minutes on medium speed until it's all mixed together well.
  • Add vanilla and beat for an additional 1-2 minutes.
  • Set the speed to low and then add powdered sugar, one cup at a time, blending between additions until the until frosting is light and creamy but with stiff peaks.
  • This recipe makes enough frosting to fill, crumb coat, and decorate a two layer 8 inch cake or to frost two dozen cupcakes. To color the frosting I use gel color.