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Cream cheese frosting is good on almost any dessert. Cookies, breads and, of course, red velvet, spice and carrot cakes! A spoonful of cream cheese frosting will have your mouth watering. Flavor with Baileys or rum for a decidedly adult indulgence.

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Rate this recipe 4.2/5 (20 Votes)
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Servings 32
Cooking time 5

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 package (8-ounce) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups powdered sugar, plus more as needed

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DELICIOUS! This cream cheese frosting is so good you'll want to slather it on anything and everything!

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This chocolate cream cheese frosting is a chocolate lovers dream

  • 8 ounce package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 8 tablespoons (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
4.4/5 (29 Votes)

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These Peach Cupcakes with Peach Cream Cheese Frosting are moist, lightly peachy, and simply taste of laughter and t...

  • PEACH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 3/4 ounce freeze dried peaches, pulverized in a mini food processor (49 grams)
  • 3/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup pureed fresh peach
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 3/4 ounce freeze dried peaches (Target has Archer Farms brand), pulverized in a mini food processor (49grams)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 to 5 cups of confectioners sugar
4.5/5 (124 Votes)

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Perfect for valentines! Chocolate cupcakes make a good stand in for a box of chocolates

  • 6 ounces white chocolate
  • 4 ounces reduced fat cream cheese
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3 1/2 cups confectioner' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
4.4/5 (31 Votes)

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Yum! You'll find the awesome flavors of Fall - apples, maple syrup and nuts in these delicious gluten free Apple-Sp...

  • Reynolds™ Baking Cups
  • 1 box Betty Crocker® Gluten Free yellow cake mix
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons gluten-free vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup peeled apple, chopped
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 6 ounces gluten-free cream cheese, softened
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup gluten-free glazed walnuts, chopped
4.4/5 (49 Votes)

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Pineapple pecan cake with a cream cheese frosting is a simple dessert with a whollop of a most delicious taste

  • CAKE:
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple with juice
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, optional
  • ICING:
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese softened
  • 2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
4.4/5 (289 Votes)

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This recipe makes a wonderfully stable frosting that tastes great and won't melt at room temperature

  • 1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups of heavy cream
4.5/5 (129 Votes)

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"This is a yummy whipped cream frosting that is very stable and does not melt at room temperature unlike many stand...

  • 1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups heavy cream
4.5/5 (88 Votes)

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Try this delicious Hawaiian Wedding Cake recipe filled with the aromatic flavors of pineapple, cinnamon, and nutmeg...

  • CAKE:
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple with juice
  • 1 cup walnuts, finely chopped or crushed
  • 3/4 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • WHIPPED CREAM CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • toasted shredded coconut, for topping
4.3/5 (96 Votes)

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A simple recipe for classic chocolate buttercream frosting

  • 1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks or 1/2 pound), softened
  • 3 1/2 cups confectioners powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon table salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract or 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 4 tablespoons milk or heavy cream
4.4/5 (52 Votes)

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It WON'T melt at room temperature like regular whipped cream! It's VERY stable

  • 1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups heavy cream
4.5/5 (38 Votes)

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Any homemade roll can be good if you have the right icing

  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 7 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Icing will cover 24 small rolls or 12 large.
4.5/5 (40 Votes)

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Fluffy cream cheese frosting totally takes this moist banana cake over the top! Buttermilk gives that bit of acidit...

  • FLUFFY CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups mashed bananas, from about 4 medium bananas
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light-brown sugar, packed
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 1/4 cups heavy cream
  • 14 ounces cream cheese, softened slightly
  • 1/3 cup salted butter, softened
  • 1 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
4.5/5 (35 Votes)

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Pumpkin filling, then the cream cheese piped out of a little plastic bag to get an even layer (don’t worry about ...

  • 8-ounce cream cheese
  • 3/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 1 can (29-ounce) pumpkin puree
  • 1 can (12-ounce) evaporated milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 yellow cake mix (dry)
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon sugar mixture, optional
  • whipped cream
4.4/5 (41 Votes)

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This recipe is slightly adapted from "The Red Spoon", who adapted it from Paula Deen

  • Cake:
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • zest from the oranges
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream (Lite is okay)
  • Optional: 1/4 teaspoon pure orange oil
  • Optional: 2 teaspoons Loranne's Buttery Sweet Dough Emulsion
  • Frosting:
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 3 8-ounce packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure orange oil (optional)
  • 2-4 cups* confectioners sugar
  • Add up to 8 cups of sugar, if that's your cup of tea.
4.4/5 (39 Votes)

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