How to Make a Cream Cheese Frosting (Video)

Cream cheese frosting is one of those things that is so simple to make and has so many uses. It’s wonderful on carrot cake, red velvet cake or even in your favorite pumpkin whoopie pies. Making this frosting is so easy and it has such a multitude of uses you have no reason not to give this a try. Using butter in this recipe will also give your frosting the stability it needs so you can easily frost a cake and it won’t slide off.

What You Need

  • 4 oz of cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 1 stick of unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 1 cup of confectioners sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • a hand mixer or stand mixer
  • a bowl

Make Cream Cheese Frosting

1. Take your butter and cream cheese and add to your bowl.

2. Use your mixer and beat together till incorporated.

3. With your speed on low slowly add your sugar until all is mixed in.

4. Add your extract and continue to mix. Done!

One response to “How to Make a Cream Cheese Frosting (Video)”

  1. Kimberly Felicie says:

    I love the simplicity of this recipe and it goes with so many thing…however it’s way too sweet. Next time I am going to make it with only 3/4 cup confectioners sugar instead of a full cup.

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