Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor
Spread this rich Cream Cheese Frosting on carrot cake for a delicious and indulgent treat. This frosting works well on a variety of cakes and cupcakes.


2 cups (serving size: 1 tablespoon)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 67
Caloriesfromfat 20 %
Fat 1.5 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Monofat 0.4 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 0.5 g
Carbohydrate 13.2 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 36 mg
Calcium 11 mg


1/2 cup (4 ounces) block-style fat-free cream cheese, chilled
1/4 cup butter or stick margarine, softened
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 1/2 cups powdered sugar


Beat the first 4 ingredients at medi-um speed of a mixer until smooth. Lightly spoon sugar into dry measuring cups, and level with a knife. Gradually add sugar to butter mixture; beat at low speed just until blended (do not overbeat).


November 1999
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