Basic Cream Cheese Frosting

This is one of those basic repertoire recipes that is almost embarrassing to post. But, if you’re curious how I make it, this is how.

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Servings: one 9x13 cake or one lamb cake
  • Time: 30mins
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 1 8oz. brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 16 oz. powdered sugar.
  • Optional:  1 cup toasted chopped pecans

Beat the cream cheese and butter together until mixed and light and fluffy. Beat in the vanilla. Beat in the powdered sugar.  Mix in the nuts, if desired.

Frost your cake.

Shamelessly lick the bowl.

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3 Responses to Basic Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. Pingback: Baptism Cake | Experimental Cookery

  2. Foxfier says:

    *printing things out* You’re bad for my kitchen, just so you know. The damage I can inflict on an innocent room….

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