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The Very Best Cream Cheese Frosting

6 INGREDIENTS • 3 STEPS • 15MINS

The Very Best Cream Cheese Frosting

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This is the VERY Best Cream Cheese Frosting. Perfectly smooth, never stiff. Creamy and cream-cheesy, and excellent for piping and decorating. And it won’t melt and droop at room temperature!
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This is the VERY Best Cream Cheese Frosting. Perfectly smooth, never stiff. Creamy and cream-cheesy, and excellent for piping and decorating. And it won’t melt and droop at room temperature!
15MINS
Total Time
$1.08
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
12
us / metric
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
6 cups
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
Cream Cheese
2 cups
Cream Cheese, room temperature
Salted Butter
1/2 cup
Salted Butter, room temperature
Vegetable Shortening
1/2 cup
Vegetable Shortening, room temperature
Milk
1 Tbsp
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
518
Fat
30.9 g
Protein
2.7 g
Carbs
57.5 g
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Author's Notes

This recipe makes enough to GENEROUSLY frost 12 - 16 cupcakes or a layered 8 or 9-inch cake.
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step 1
In a large mixing bowl, beat Powdered Confectioners Sugar (6 cups) on high speed for a few seconds to break up lumps.
step 1 In a large mixing bowl, beat Powdered Confectioners Sugar (6 cups) on high speed for a few seconds to break up lumps.
step 2
Add the Cream Cheese (2 cups), Salted Butter (1/2 cup) and Vegetable Shortening (1/2 cup). Beat on low, gradually increasing speed. Continue to beat, scraping the sides, on medium speed for 3 to 5 minutes until smooth and creamy.
step 2 Add the Cream Cheese (2 cups), Salted Butter (1/2 cup) and Vegetable Shortening (1/2 cup). Beat on low, gradually increasing speed. Continue to beat, scraping the sides, on medium speed for 3 to 5 minutes until smooth and creamy.
step 3
Beat in the Milk (1 Tbsp) and Vanilla Extract (2 tsp) and increase speed and beat for another 1 to 2 minutes until desired consistency and its ready to use.
step 3 Beat in the Milk (1 Tbsp) and Vanilla Extract (2 tsp) and increase speed and beat for another 1 to 2 minutes until desired consistency and its ready to use.
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American
Gluten-Free
Shellfish-Free
Vegetarian
Dessert
Quick & Easy
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