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Cream Cheese Frosting

Photo: Greg Dupree; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

 

Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 10 mins
Yield Makes about 3 1/2 cups
Guild your favorite cake with Cream Cheese Frosting. 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

How to Make It

  1. Beat butter and softened cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar and vanilla, beating at low speed until blended. Increase speed to medium-high; beat 1 to 2 minutes or until fluffy.