Lush Cream Cheese Frosting


    Lush Cream Cheese Frosting

    The cream cheese, butter cream frosting is perfect for a decadent layer cake or simple graham cracker cookie. It's especially good on a coconut cake.


    • 8oz cream cheese (1 package at room temperature)
    • 12 Tablespoons butter (1 1/2 sticks at room temperature)
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 teaspoon almond extract (optional flavoring, your choice)
    • 3 Cups powdered sugar (sifted)


    Step 1
    Using electric mixer with paddle attachment, beat room temperature cream cheese on medium speed until fluffy.
    Step 2
    Add room temperature butter, one tablespoon at time and incorporate thoroughly
    Step 3
    Add extracts, blend thoroughly
    Step 4
    Add powdered sugar cup by cup, mixing thoroughly until smooth.