Cream Cheese Frosting

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.

This recipe goes with Carrot Cake

Yield: 2 cups (serving size: 1 tablespoon)
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 67
  • Calories from fat: 20%
  • Fat: 1.5g
  • Saturated fat: 0.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 0.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 13.2g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 36mg
  • Calcium: 11mg

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

  1. 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).
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