Cream Cheese Frosting II

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  • Prep

    10 m
  • Ready In

    10 m
Janni
Recipe by  Janni

“This is a wonderfully creamy frosting that goes well with pumpkin bread, carrot cake, chocolate cake, on cookies, or between cookies. If you want chocolate frosting, add 1/4 to 1/2 cup cocoa, according to how rich you want it.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 3 cups

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, cream together the cream cheese and butter until creamy. Mix in the vanilla, then gradually stir in the confectioners' sugar. Store in the refrigerator after use.

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Reviews (3,055)

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PABBYDOG
7203

PABBYDOG

I give it a 5 star with these changes. I only used 1 - 8 oz. cream cheese, 1/4 c. butter, and 2 c. powdered sugar, 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla. It covered a 9 x 13 carrot cake perfectly.

DeirdreM
4745

DeirdreM

Note: You need to know that this cream cheese frosting is for the person that wants a REAL cream cheese taste, as if they were eating actual cheesecake. This is not a sweet, sweet, sugary frosting. This is a cream cheese blessing! Not the kind you find in the container in the grocery store. This is homemade, amazingly delicious, cream cheese frosting!

ATOMICLUSH
1946

ATOMICLUSH

Oh my goodness, this is a simple and yummy recipe and only took 15 minutes in my mixer. Make sure you start with room tempurature or softened butter and cream cheese. It will make your life a million times easier. I also followed the advice of the previous reviewers and added an extra 1 cup of sifted confectioners sugar because we like our frosting sweet. I also doubled the vanilla extract for a more intense flavor. I had no problems with the consistancy whatsoever. Since my husband likes the white frosting and I like chocolate, this batch made enough so I could divide it up into 2 separate batches. I just took out 1/2 of the batch and set it aside. Then I added 1/3 cup of pure cocoa powder (not hot chocolate mix) to the remaining batch and mixed it some more. We each frosted our own 1-layer 9" separate cakes and it was delicious both ways! If you only have 1 cake, you might want to reduce the recipe by half. Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (24 total)

  • Calories
  • 140 cal
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 10.4 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs
  • 10.9 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium
  • 83 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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