Lush Cream Cheese Frosting

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.