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Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe


Frosted Cupcakes

Frosted Cupcakes

Photo and Recipe: Diana Rattray
This flavorful cream cheese frosting makes enough for a large rectangle or two layer cake.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: Enough For 2 Layers


  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar, about 1 pound
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract


In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, butter, and vanilla together until blended. With electric mixer on low, beat in the powdered sugar a little at a time until well blended. Beat on high speed until smooth and creamy.

Makes enough cream cheese frosting for a 2-layer cake.


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