5-Cup Cream Cheese Frosting

Southern Living
Makes about 5 cups


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2 (8-oz.) packages cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 (32-oz.) package powdered sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract


Prep: 10 Minutes

1. Beat cream cheese and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until fluffy. Stir in vanilla.

5-Cup Lemon-Cream Cheese Frosting: Reduce vanilla to 1 tsp. Beat in 2 tsp. lemon zest and 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice before stirring in vanilla.


Created date

February 2013