Cream Cheese Frosting

Recipe from

Coastal Living


1/2 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
4 cups powdered sugar
3 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Beat cream cheese and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar, alternately with milk, beginning and ending with powdered sugar. Beat at low speed until blended after each addition. Stir in grated lemon rind and vanilla.