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Cream Cheese Syrup

Over-the-top Cream Cheese Syrup will be a hands-down favorite around your breakfast table. Drizzle this frosting-like syrup over our Italian Cream Pancakes or your favorite breakfast bread.

This recipe goes with Italian Cream Pancakes

Southern Living DECEMBER 2012

  • Yield: Makes about 1 1/4 cups
  • Hands-on: 10 Minutes
  • Total: 10 Minutes


  • 1/2 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk


Beat cream cheese, butter, maple syrup, and vanilla at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until smooth. Gradually add milk, beating until smooth. If desired, microwave in a microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 10 to 15 seconds or just until warm; stir until smooth.


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