Cream Cheese Frosting
This smooth, versatile cream cheese frosting has a delicate vanilla flavor. The woman who made the wedding cake for our daughter, Leanne, and her groom, Billy, used this recipe. It’s also delicious on carrot cake
Key Lime Cupcakes
I made these light, tangy cupcakes on a chilly day to remind me of our vacation in southern Florida, where Key lime pies are star attractions.
Tropical Carrot Cake
I look forward to August because our family reunion means fun and great food, like this classic cake with the special flair it gets from pineapple. This recipe was given to me by my great-aunt, and I usually prepare it at the family reunion.
Red Velvet Whoopie Pies
This creative spin on the iconic red velvet cake is enjoyed by everybody. Use premade cream cheese frosting for the filling to save time.
White Chocolate Cranberry Blondies
Friends sometimes request that I make them at wedding receptions. For a fancier presentation, I cut the bars into triangle shapes and drizzle white chocolate over each one individually.
Banana Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting
I make these banana bars with cream cheese frosting whenever I have ripe bananas on hand, then store them in the freezer to share later. This dessert is a crowd-pleaser because to its creamy icing and strong banana taste.
Cranberry Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting
When I place a pan of these bars in the teachers’ lounge and come back after the last bell, the pan is always empty. That, in my opinion, is a positive thing. White chocolate chips and cranberries make them extra special.
Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
I like serving lighter sweets to appease those with a sweet craving. I make them every Christmas Eve, but they’re delicious all year.
Mrs. Thompson’s Carrot Cake
I received this recipe from the mother of a patient I cared for back in 1972 in St. Paul, Minnesota. That was and still is the finest carrot cake I’ve ever had. It is often requested for family gatherings and festivities.
Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
I discovered this wonderful pumpkin cupcake recipe and changed a bit to suit my taste. I love the flavor of pumpkin and the cinnamon makes ordinary cream cheese frosting extra special. When I prepared a batch for my husband to take to work, he stated they went fast.
Potluck German Apple Cake
When my brothers and I were youngsters, my mother baked this German apple cake for us. It’s a great option for a Christmas potluck or any time of year.
Cheesecake Layered Red Velvet Cake
Both red velvet cake and cheesecake are favorites of mine. So why not combine them into one stunning red velvet cheesecake recipe? It’s finest served cold, straight from the fridge.
Rhubarb Custard Bars
After tasting these delicious, gooey bars, I knew I needed the recipe so I could prepare them for my family and friends. The shortbreadlike crust and the rhubarb and custard layers inspire people to find rhubarb that they can use to fix a batch for themselves.
Old-Fashioned Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
This luscious cake is the one I have asked my mother to prepare for my birthday every year. It’s flecked with luscious carrots and flavored with cinnamon. The fluffy buttery frosting with chopped walnuts is delicious. One piece of this carrot cake with cream cheese frosting is never enough—it’s better than all the other carrot cakes I’ve tried!
This beautiful layered cake has a creamy filling with a mild pumpkin flavor and a little spice. It is rapid and always produces excellent results. The nuts and caramel topping add a nice finishing touch.
Coconut Dream Cupcakes
Elizabeth, my daughter, created this fantastic recipe. When someone takes their first taste, they are surprised by the cream cheese in the center.
Nutty Pie-Crust Cookies
Since I like Italian cream cake, I was inspired to create this cookie recipe. My own addition is a dab of orange liqueur in the filling.
Autumn Pumpkin Cupcakes
These little pumpkin cupcakes are topped with cream cheese frosting and drizzled with salted caramel sauce prepared from scratch. I prefer to prepare the caramel sauce ahead of time and store it in the fridge before dessert.
Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes
I make these flavorful pumpkin cupcakes each Halloween, but they’re wonderful year-round.
My great-grandmother invented the finest carrot cake recipe in my family! We bake up a few of these carrot cakes for special occasions to make sure there’s enough to go around. You’ll love the texture this pretty, moist treat gets from pineapple, coconut and, of course, carrots!
I brought these coconut cupcakes to a picnic one year, and they disappeared fast! I should have prepared two batches. With their creamy frosting and sprinkling of coconut, they appeal to just about anybody.
Chocolate Bavarian Torte
Whenever I take this eye-catching torte to a potluck, I get so many requests for the recipe
Blue-Ribbon Carrot Cake Cookies
I developed this recipe since I adore carrot cake. I wanted something I could carry anyplace that didn’t need a fork. When I submitted my recipe in the Los Angeles County Fair, the cookies not only took first place, but they were also awarded best of division.
The ultimate autumn delicacy is pumpkin bars with cream cheese icing. But my family loves them so much that they want me to make them all year!
When should you frost a cake with cream cheese frosting?
Take it out of the refrigerator an hour or two before you’d like to serve it so the frosting has time to come to room temperature and the cake layers lose their chill. Get the greatest cream cheese frosting recipe from Food Network.
Should cake with cream cheese frosting be refrigerated?
THE BOTTOM LINE: Cake with cream cheese icing must be refrigerated—usually within 2 hours of being prepared. To serve the cake after it’s been chilled, remove only the slices you plan to serve from the refrigerator, rather than the whole cake, since individual slices will warm up more quickly.
Is buttercream better than cream cheese frosting for cake?
Butter and confectioner’s sugar are combined to make traditional buttercream. Cream cheese frosting, on the other hand, substitutes cream cheese for part of the butter. Additionally, buttercream frosting is sweeter than cream cheese frosting, which is both acidic and sweet.
Is a red velvet cake just a chocolate cake?
Many people ask whether red velvet cake is just a chocolate cake. A red velvet cake is not a chocolate cake, despite having a chocolate taste and cocoa powder as a key component. It contains far less cocoa powder than a standard chocolate cake recipe.