Chili Cream Cheese Frosting

Chili Cream Cheese Frosting

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"Cream Cheese Frosting with a bite! Warm but not too hot. Great for frosting Cinco 'de Chili Chocolate Cupcakes or any Cupcakes for that matter. Make it mild or as hot as you like."

Ingredients

10 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 145 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 145 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 7.1 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.3g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 0.8 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 55 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a bowl, sift the ground ancho chile, cayenne pepper, and cinnamon with the confectioners' sugar. Beat in the cream cheese and butter with an electric mixer on medium speed until the frosting is smooth; mix in the vanilla extract. Use to frost cupcakes or cakes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note
  • If you dare, chop ONE small, red dried chile into frosting. Remove seeds first (Or Not!!!)
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Fabulous!!! This frosting is out of this world! The cinnamon and the ancho chile pepper & cayenne really set eachother off. I doubled the vanilla (I do in every recipe), but didn't change anythi...

This is delicious! I kind of had to play around with it since I didn't have ancho chilis and I wanted a bit more spice, but that's just my personal preference. The idea of this sounds a bit odd,...

A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!!!! I need to confess that I was totally eating this right from the spoon and loved every bite of it, lol. The flavor of this icing is fantastic and it really compliments the chil...