Cream Cheese Frosting



Makes 5 cups
Total time: 10 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Total: 10 Minutes


2 (8-oz.) packages cream cheese, softened
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups powdered sugar, sifted


1. Place first 3 ingredients in the bowl of a heavy-duty electric stand mixer, and beat at medium speed using the paddle attachment until smooth. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating at low speed until blended after each addition. Beat at medium-high speed 3 minutes or until light and fluffy.