Coconut-Cream Cheese Frosting

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes


1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons butter, softened
3 1/2 cups confectioners sugar, sifted
2 teaspoons milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups sweetened flaked coconut


1. Beat cream cheese and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add confectioners sugar alternately with milk, beating at low speed until blended. Add vanilla; beat until smooth. Stir in coconut.