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Cream Cheese Frosting


This cream cheese frosting is easy to make and great for many desserts, including carrot cake, cinnamon rolls and banana bars.  The addition of the cream cheese makes the frosting more substantial and less sweet than a standard powdered sugar glaze.

Cream Cheese Frosting
Recipe type: Dessert
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This basic cream cheese frosting is perfect for many desserts because the addition of cream cheese make it more substantial and less sweet than buttercream frostings and powdered sugar glazes.
  • 1 8-ounce package cream cheese
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  1. Mix the ingredients to form a creamy frosting.
  2. Refrigerate leftover frosting in a sealed container.