Cream Cheese Frosting

Yield: 1 serving ( Serving Size: 2 - 2 1/2 cups )
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  • 8 ounce(s) cream cheese at room temperature
  • 6 tablespoon(s) unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 3 cup(s) confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract


  1. In a medium bowl cream together the cream cheese and butter with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth.

  2. Slowly sift in the confectioners' sugar and continue beating. Mix until all lumps are gone. Add the vanilla and mix until fully integrated.

  3. Ginger Cream Cheese Frosting: Add 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger.

  4. Maple Cream Cheese Frosting: Add 3 tablespoons maple syrup.

  5. Peppermint Cream Cheese Frosting: Add 2 teaspoons peppermint extract and 1/3 cup crushed peppermint candies.
September 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by humboldt29 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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