With our delectable cream cheese frosting recipe, you’re in for a flavor and texture delight like no other. The velvety smoothness of cream cheese frosting  is combined with a delicate balance of sweetness & tanginess in this beautiful concoction, resulting in a flavor profile that is just divine.

The creamy richness that envelops your taste, melting slowly and leaving behind a silky finish will meet you as you take your first bite. The cream cheese contributes a slightly acidic note that cuts through the sweetness, resulting in a harmonic and well-rounded flavor that is both luxurious and fulfilling.

Whether you’re a baker or just have a sweet craving, our this frosting will take your delicacies to new heights. Prepare to be wowed by its creamy texture, balanced flavors, and ability to transform your favorite treats into delicious masterpieces.

Prep Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 00 mins

Total Time: 10 mins

Servings: 24

Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 8 oz softened cream cheese
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup softened unsalted butter
  • 4 cups powdered sugar


  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer (or an electric mixer), add butter and cream cheese & beat till creamy, well-combined, & lump-free.
  2. Stir in the vanilla essence and salt till well combined.
  3. On low speed, gradually add the powdered sugar till completely blended.
  4. Use to frost a completely cooled cake /cupcakes.


  • For the best texture and flavor, use full-fat cream cheese. To create a smooth consistency, make sure the cream cheese is softened before creating the frosting. Remove it from the refrigerator and set it aside for thirty mins in order to get to room temperature before using.
  • A modest amount of butter added to the cream cheese frosting improves its richness and durability. Use unsalted butter that has been melted to room temp before being added to the recipe.
  • The quantity of powdered sugar utilized can be varied to suit personal taste. Increase the quantity of powdered sugar if you desire a sweeter frosting. If you prefer less sweet frosting, adjust the amount appropriately.

Nutritional Values:

Calories: 146 Kcal, Carbs: 20g, Protein: 1g, Fats: 7g

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: What is cream cheese frosting made of?

Cream cheese frosting’s recipe is created using only butter, cream cheese, vanilla extract, and confectioners’ sugar. This cream cheese frosting is sweet, tangy, & decadent. What’s not to love about this?

Q: Why does cream cheese frosting taste so good?

Cream cheese offers the perfect amount of tartness to a sweet buttercream frosting, making it tempting to our taste buds.

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