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Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2-3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 cups powdered sugar


  1. In a large bowl, beat butter, cream cheese, vanilla, milk and salt until creamy.
  2. Begin adding powdered sugar and beat until creamy and smooth.  Add more milk if the mixture is too thick.
  3. Spread onto cupcakes or cake.

Nutritional Information:
Calories 79.3 • Calories From Fat (90%) 71.27 • Total Fat 8.08g 12% • Saturated Fat 5.11g 26% • Cholesterol 23.18mg 8% • Sodium 151.45mg 6% • Potassium 18.33mg <1% • Total Carbohydrates 0.93g <1% • Fiber 0g 0% • Sugar 0.93g • Protein 0.98g 2%

Course: Kid Friendly, Desserts

Prep Time: 0-10 minutes

Cook Time:

This frosting is perfect for frosting a deliciously moist carrot cake. For the recipe, visit our Everyday Good Thinking Blog.

Recommended Products: Hand Mixers

Cream Cheese Frosting nutritional information

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