Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
Photo: Tara Donne; Styling: Erin Swift
Luscious Cream Cheese Frosting tops our Mini Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes.


Makes 3 cups

Recipe from

Coastal Living


6 ounces cream cheese, softened
6 tablespoons butter
2 to 2 1/2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 1/2 cups powdered sugar


Beat first 4 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually beat in powdered sugar at low speed until blended. Beat at high speed until light and fluffy. (Add additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, if necessary to achieve desired consistency.)

Julia Dowling Rutland,

Coastal Living

October 2013
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