Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
A cake is not complete without crowning it with Cream Cheese Frosting. We use this frosting with our Stout Chocolate Cake.


Makes 2 cups

Recipe from

Coastal Living


4 ounces cream cheese, softened
4 tablespoons butter
3 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla


Beat cream cheese and butter until creamy. Gradually beat in powdered sugar at low speed until blended. Beat in vanilla. Beat at high speed until light and fluffy.