Cream Cheese Icing

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Chill: 30 Minutes


5 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


1. Beat cream cheese and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy.

2. Add remaining ingredients, beating until smooth. Cover and chill 30 minutes or until spreading consistency.