This cream cheese frosting is sweet, tangy, and decadent. What’s not to love?
Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients
This cream cheese frosting recipe requires just four ingredients:
· Cream cheese : Of course, you’ll need cream cheese!
· Butter : You’ll also need a stick of softened butter.
· Vanilla : Vanilla extract enhances the flavor.
· Confectioners’ sugar Confectioners’ sugar mixes nicely into cream cheese frosting.
How to Make Cream Cheese Frosting
You’ll find the full, step-by-step recipe below — but here’s a brief overview of what you can expect when you make homemade cream cheese frosting: Cream together the cream cheese, butter, and vanilla extract until smooth. Gradually beat in the confectioners’ sugar until the mixture is smooth. That’s all!
What to Do with Cream Cheese Frosting
Cream cheese frosting is the perfect finishing touch for cakes, cupcakes, cinnamon rolls, and so much more. Nevertheless, if you like to eat it with a spoon, that is also OK! Try one of these delectable suggestions:
· Best Carrot Cake
· Red Velvet Cupcakes
· Moist, Tender Spice Cake
· 90-Minute Cinnamon Rolls
· One-Bowl Chocolate Cake
Does Cream Cheese Frosting Need to Be Refrigerated?
Absolutely, cream cheese frosting should never be left at room temperature for more than a few hours. Store the frosting in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days.
To store a cake frosted with cream cheese cheese frosting, chill the uncovered cake in the fridge for at least 15 minutes so that the frosting hardens slightly. Refrigerate for up to three days, wrapped in plastic wrap.
Can You Freeze Cream Cheese Frosting?
Yes! Cream cheese frosting may be frozen for up to a month. The texture might change a little bit, but it’ll still be delicious.
What is cream cheese frosting made of?
Cream cheese frosting created using just butter, cream cheese, vanilla extract, and confectioners’ sugar. This cream cheese frosting is sweet, tangy, and decadent. What’s not to love about this?
How can I make cream cheese frosting better?
Try a few at first to find which ones work best for you.
- Add a pinch of salt.
- Add flavoring.
- Add whipped cream.
- Add in cream cheese for a lighter flavor.
- Whip the frosting.
- Add textures.
- Add freeze-dried ground-up fruit to add flavor.
What thickens cream cheese frosting?
How do you make cream cheese frosting thicker? The best way to thicken cream cheese frosting is to refrigerate it for 5-10 minutes. The frosting will stiffen up as the butter cools. You can also add meringue powder to thicken the frosting and keep it stable.
How to make cream cheese frosting from canned frosting?
Fill a large mixing bowl halfway with canned frosting. Whip the frosting using an electric mixer (either hand mixer or stand mixer) for 2 to 3 minutes until fluffy and doubled in size. It’s finished!