Buttermilk-Cream Cheese Frosting

Buttermilk-Cream Cheese FrostingRecipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Vanessa McNeil Rocchio
Deletable Buttermilk-Cream Cheese Frosting tops  dreamy Pineapple-Coconut Cupcakes.



Makes about 3 1/4 cups
Total time: 10 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes


1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 (16-oz.) package powdered sugar, sifted
1/3 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Beat cream cheese and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add powdered sugar alternately with buttermilk, beating at low speed until blended after each addition. Add vanilla, beating until blended.