Basic Cream Cheese Frosting
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Basic Cream Cheese Frosting

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"This recipe delivers a basic cream cheese frosting using just butter, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 291 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 14.3 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.4g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 111 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Beat softened butter and cream cheese until well blended.
  2. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat until creamy.
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This is a tried and true, classic cream cheese frosting, especially good on carrot and banana cakes. I've made this so many times I haven't needed to look at the actual recipe for years! I've al...

Great frosting! I only used 2 cups of powdered sugar and it came out fantastic.

Good basic cream cheese frosting. It is sweet, as other reviewers have noted, but isn't that the point? I made it exactly as reciped and it was the right consistency and flavor. It does make ...