Easy Cream Cheese Frosting

This super simple cream cheese frosting is an easy way to elevate the flavor of many of your favorite desserts. With just five ingredients, you can whip up a frosting perfect for spreading, piping or eating with a spoon!

Ingredients List:

Unsalted Butter Cream Cheese Vanilla Powdered Sugar Salt

In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to cream together the butter and softened cream cheese on high speed until smooth and creamy

Add in the powdered sugar about 1 cup at a time, mixing in between. Then add the vanilla and salt and beat on low speed for 30 seconds to combine, then switch to high speed and beat for 2 minutes.

Once your cake or cupcakes are cooled, pipe/spread the frosting on top or between the cake layers.


Expert Tips:

Cream cheese frosting is safe to sit at room temperature for up to eight hours. If you live in a warm climate or are worried about your frosting melting, it’s a good idea to store your frosted baked goods in the refrigerator and allow them to come to room temperature just before serving.