Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Servings: 24 cupcakes or 2-layer 9″ cake 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter, softened and cut into pieces 8 oz cream cheese, softened and cut into pieces 4 cups powdered sugar 1 Tbsp vanilla extract 1/8 tsp salt


Place butter into a large mixing bowl. With an electric mixer, beat butter until smooth and creamy then beat on high speed 1 minute until lightened in color.


Beat in softened cream cheese, just until combined, scraping down the bowl.

Beat in vanilla and salt until incorporated. Add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time and mix on low speed until incorporated.

Once all the powdered sugar is in, Increase to high speed and beat another 2-3 minutes until whipped,

thick and spreadable, scraping down the bowl a couple of times to ensure everything is really well blended.

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