3/4 c salted butter16 oz cream cheese 2 tsp vanilla extract6 c powdered sugar
Cream cheese frosting is super easy to make and this easy recipe turns out great every single time. This creamy, tasty frosting pairs perfectly with your favorite cake or cupcake. It is irresistibly delicious!
Why To Try This Recipe
In a medium bowl, combine 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) salted butter, Two 8-oz. packages cream cheese and 2 teaspoons vanilla extract.
Using a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment (or a hand mixer), mix until smooth. Add 6 cups of powdered sugar to the bowl.
Beat the mixture on medium-high speed for 3 minutes.
Spread or pipe the frosting onto your favorite cakes, cupcakes or bars!
For a sturdier frosting, add extra confectioner’s sugar (1/4 cup at a time) OR add 1-2 tablespoons of cornstarch. You may want an extra sturdy frosting when you are piping it onto certain baked goods.
This frosting tends to get a little bit soft, especially if it sits in warm weather, so be sure to refrigerate the baked goods once they are frosted until they’re ready to be served.
Use good quality, full fat cream cheese! Do not be tempted to buy a super cheap brand or to use a low-fat version. The end product will be altered if you do!