This frosting is much too sweet. The sweetness overpowers any cream cheese or coconut flavors. It might be better if unsweetened coconut is used. Since there are much better frosting recipes, I won't make it again.
Coconut-Cream Cheese Frosting
Photo: Jim Franco; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
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Total: 15 Minutes
- 2 (8-oz.) packages cream cheese, softened
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
- 8 cups powdered sugar
- 4 cups sweetened shredded coconut
- Beat cream cheese, and butter at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer until smooth. Add coconut extract, beating until blended. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until smooth. Stir in coconut.
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