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Buttermilk-Cream Cheese Frosting

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Vanessa McNeil Rocchio
Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 10 mins
Yield Makes about 3 1/4 cups
Deletable Buttermilk-Cream Cheese Frosting tops  dreamy Pineapple-Coconut Cupcakes. 

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.