Strawberry Frosting

Southern Living
Strawberry FrostingRecipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham


Crown your favorite springtime dessert with Strawberry Frosting that's made with fresh strawberries and a drop of pink coloring for flair.


Makes about 5 cups


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1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened
2/3 cup sugar, divided
2/3 cup chopped fresh strawberries
1 drop pink food coloring gel (optional)
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice


Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 15 Minutes

1. Beat cream cheese and 1/3 cup sugar with an electric mixer until smooth; add strawberries and food coloring (if desired); beat until blended.

2. Beat cream and juice at medium speed until foamy; increase speed to medium-high, and slowly add remaining 1/3 cup sugar, beating until stiff peaks form. Fold half of cream mixture into cheese mixture; fold in remaining cream mixture. Use immediately.

Created date

March 2014