Coconut-Cream Cheese Frosting

Coconut-Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
This easy homemade frosting is a traditional cream cheese frosting with sweetened, flaked coconut added for a rich coconut flavor. 


Makes 4 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
3 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar, sifted
1 (7-ounce) package sweetened flaked coconut


Beat cream cheese and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; add milk and vanilla, beating well. Gradually add sugar, beating until smooth. Stir in coconut.

Julie Stein, Birmingham, Alabama,

Southern Living

June 2004
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