Cream Cheese Frosting I

Cream Cheese Frosting I

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Sugar 0

"This frosting is good for many types of cakes including carrot cakes, apple cakes, and spice cakes. Add flavorings to compliment the cake you are frosting. Try 1 1/2 teaspoons of grated lemon or orange rind, 1 teaspoon any extract, 1 teaspoon of liqueur, or a mashed banana."

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  • Calories:
  • 120 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 6.3 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.4g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 43 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Blend together the cream cheese and cream until light and fluffy.
  2. Sift the sugar, and add to the cream cheese blend.
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MARGIE402
11/25/2004

This would be five stars if adjusted as follows: 1 box confectioners sugar, 8 oz. cream cheese, 1 tsp. flavoring and 1 tablespoon milk. The consistency then is excellent. Have Cream cheese at room temp. and use an electric mixer for blending all together. Great taste and easy to make.

veggigoddess
12/12/2003

I tweeked it a bit, but not much. The cream is totaly un-neccesary. Also, you should warm up the cream cheese just a bit. I did 40 seconds in the micro and that was perfect! Trying to blend codl cream cheese into anything especially powdered augar is pretty much impossible so do yourself a favor and save time by heating it up slightly. I added a teaspoon vanilla extract and that's it. Ready in 2 minutes.

JESSIEL
1/19/2008

really good for carrot cake. i agree with another reviewer, cream is just not necessary. i used light cream cheese, and added 1 1/2 tsp vanilla. one batch covered 24 cupcakes with a little left over!