Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
Photo: Greg Dupree; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham


Guild your favorite cake with Cream Cheese Frosting.



Makes about 3 1/2 cups
Total time: 10 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes


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


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.