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low carb cream cheese frostig
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5 from 8 votes

Two Perfect Recipes for the Best Cream Cheese Frosting

Two recipes for cream cheese frosting.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Author: Angela Roberts


Cream Cheese Frosting No. 1

  • 10 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 5 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 2 teaspoons real vanilla order here
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon milk or heavy cream

Cream Cheese No. 2

  • 12 ounces cream cheese softened (1 1/2 of the 8 ounce packages)
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 5 to 5 1/2 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 3 tablespoons of heavy cream optional If you use this option, you will need to add in another 1/2 cup or more of confectioners' sugar)
  • 2 teaspoons real vanilla extract order here


Cream Cheese No. 1

  • Cream butter and cream cheese together. Add in sugar, one cup at a time. Add vanilla. Beat until light and fluffy. Add milk or cream if it needed, if it's too stiff.

Cream Cheese No. 2

  • Cream butter and cream cheese together. Add in confectioners' sugar, one cup at a time. Add in heavy cream and vanilla. Beat until fluffy.