Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting


○     1 (8-ounce) block cream cheese, room temperature

○     1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature

○     1 pound powdered sugar

○     1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)


1.    In a large mixing bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer, add the cream cheese and butter. Beat on medium speed until smooth and fluffy, about 1 minute.

2.    With the mixer on low, gradually add the powdered sugar. Once the sugar is fully incorporated, add the vanilla. Increase the speed to medium-high and beat until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Use immediately.

Makes 3 1/4 cups frosting

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