Coconut-Cream Cheese Frosting

Photo: Jim Franco; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell

Coconut-Cream Cheese Frosting coats each layer and sides and top of luscious Red Velvet Cake.

This recipe goes with Red Velvet Cake

Yield: Makes about 8 cups
Recipe from Southern Living

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Recipe Time

Hands On: 15 Minutes
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


  1. 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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