Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
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Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Cream cheese frosting is by far our favorite frosting. We will take it over any kind of buttercream any time, any day! This tangy, sweet frosting goes extremely well with our favorite flavors, chocolate, vanilla, carrot, red velvet. strawberry... you name it, and cream cheese frosting can make an already tasty treat, even tastier.

Before You Get Started Making Cream Cheese Frosting

Measure/Weigh all the ingredients
Take butter and cream cheese out of refrigerator to soften

Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients and Amounts (Yields 3 cups)

1/2 cup (113g) unsalted butter - room temperature
8 oz (227g) cream cheese - softened
4 cups (460g) powdered sugar
2 tsp (8g) vanilla extract

Cream Cheese Frosting Step-By-Step Directions

1) Sift powdered sugar in a bowl and set aside.

2) Whip butter and cream cheese in stand mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes.

3) Add powdered sugar in cup by cup on low speed till combined.

4) Add vanilla extract and then whip frosting on high for 4 minutes.

5) That's it! Just pipe your frosting as needed.
Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting Sweet Notes

To get the look for our cupcakes: We baked our cupcakes in these strawberry shortcake cupcake liners, piped our cream cheese frosting using a star piping tip and disposable bags for easy clean up.
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