Cream Cheese Frosting

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Cream Cheese Frosting

Course: Sweets
Sweets Sub-Category: Cakes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 3 Cups Frosting
Author: Cecilia Leung
This wonderfully delicious and easy Cream Cheese Frosting from Pastry Chef Cecilia Leung, of Christine Moore’s Little Flour and Lincoln restaurants in Pasadena can top a slew of cakes, but it was provided to us especially for her Gluten Free Carrot Cake recipe.
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Ingredients

  • ½ cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup cream cheese softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • ¾ tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • In the mixing bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream the butter and cream cheese on medium speed until fluffy and smooth (about 2 minutes).
  • Add powdered sugar in 2 additions on low speed. Scrape bowl well with rubber spatula.
  • Add vanilla extract, scraping the bowl again well.
  • Use immediately to frost cake layers or store in covered container in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.