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Homemade cream cheese frosting

Simple cream cheese frosting

Homemade cream cheese frosting is quite easy! Today I’m going to show you the super-easy way of making a delicious simple cream cheese frosting for all your cakes, cookies and cupcakes.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dessert, frosting
Cuisine American
Servings 5 cups
Calories 478 kcal


  • 1 stick butter room temperature
  • 8 oz cream cheese full fat, room temperature
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream optional


  • In a mixing bowl whip the butter with the hand mixer until light and fluffy
  • Add in cream cheese and beat until fully incorporated and fluffy
  • Add in vanilla extract and beat to incorporate
  • Add sugar and beat until sugar is completely dissolved
  • If the texture is too firm, add whipping cream a little at a time until you get the desired texture.
  • Keep refrigerated until ready to use, no longer than 5 days.


Serving: 1cupCalories: 478kcalCarbohydrates: 63gProtein: 3gFat: 25gSaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 83mgSodium: 157mgPotassium: 86mgSugar: 62gVitamin A: 959IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 61mgIron: 1mg
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