Vanilla Buttercream

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes


1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened
1 cup butter, softened
2 (16-oz.) packages powdered sugar
1 tablespoon milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt


1. Beat cream cheese and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar and next 3 ingredients, beating at low speed just until blended. Increase speed to medium, and beat until well blended and smooth.