Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
This easy cream cheese frosting recipe comes from a family recipe. This 10 minute carrot cupcake frosting is thick and creamy.
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Beat the cream cheese and butter together until smooth.
Add vanilla extract and beat for one minute on high.
Add powdered sugar one cup at a time. Beating until smooth in between each cup of sugar. After the 3rd cup of powdered sugar check the consistency.
Add remaining ¼ cup of sugar if needed.
Chill for two hours or overnight before using.
Recipe Expert Tips
- Cream cheese: Cream cheese should be room temperature.
- Softened butter: The butter should be room temperature and very soft so it will beat into the cream cheese and powdered sugar lump free.
- Makes: This recipe makes enough cream cheese frosting to frost 24 cupcakes.
- Nutritional values: Are for a thick layer of frosting on one cupcake. Does not include the cupcake.
Serving: 1CupcakeCalories: 96kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 1gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 31mgPotassium: 14mgSugar: 16gVitamin A: 127IUCalcium: 9mgIron: 1mg
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