Cream Cheese Frosting recipe

Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting is a delicious and creamy topping for any cake or cupcakes. It is easy to make and adds a rich flavor and texture to your favorite desserts.

## Information about Cream Cheese Frosting

**Category:** Dessert

**Cuisine:** American

**Servings:** 12

**Preparation Time:** 10 minutes

**Cooking Time:** 0 minutes

## Nutrition

* Calories: 218kcal
* Carbohydrates: 20g
* Protein: 2g
* Fat: 16g
* Saturated Fat: 10g
* Cholesterol: 51mg
* Sodium: 160mg
* Potassium: 48mg
* Fiber: 0g
* Sugar: 19g
* Vitamin A: 612IU
* Calcium: 34mg
* Iron: 1mg

## Ingredients

* 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
* 8 oz cream cheese, softened
* 4 cups powdered sugar
* 1 tsp vanilla extract
* Pinch of salt, for flavor

## Instructions

1. In a large bowl, beat the butter and cream cheese until creamy and smooth.
2. Add in the powdered sugar, one cup at a time, while continuing to mix on low speed.
3. Add in the vanilla extract and salt, and mix until well combined.
4. Increase the mixer speed to medium-high and continue to beat the frosting until it is light and fluffy.
5. Adjust the consistency of the frosting by adding a little milk if it is too thick or more powdered sugar if it is too thin.
6. Use the frosting to top your favorite cake or cupcakes.

## Additional Notes

* This cream cheese frosting can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week. Allow it to come to room temperature before using.
* This recipe can be easily doubled or halved, depending on your needs.
* For a chocolate cream cheese frosting, mix in 1/2 cup of cocoa powder with the powdered sugar.

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