Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Cream Chese Frosting


  • 1/2 cup of butter (1 stick), room temperature
  • 8 oz of Philly cream cheese (1 package), room temperature
  • 2 - 3 cups of powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract


1 With an electric mixer, mix the butter and cream cheese together, about 3 minutes on medium speed until very smooth. Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl to ensure even mixing.
2 Add the vanilla extract and mix. Slowly add the powdered sugar. Keep adding until you get to desired sweetness and thickness.
3 Either spread on with a blunt knife or spatula, or spoon into a piping bag to decorate your cake or cupcake.
  • Melted chocolate chips or mini chocolate chips.
  • Adding freshly ground ginger helps spice up a carrot cake.
  • Freshly grated or dried, flaked coconut mixed in makes it perfect for a coconut cake.

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