Dessert

Cream Cheese Frosting

Prep: 10 min.

Yield: Frosting for 1 Dozen cupcakes, or 1 8 by 8 inch cake.

  • 4 oz. cream cheese, softened.
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened.
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon whole milk
  • 1 1/2- 1 3/4 cups confectioners sugar

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  1. Using a hand mixer, cream softened butter and cream cheese together. Add vanilla and milk, then mix again until smooth.
  2. Using a sieve, sift confectioners sugar into the cream cheese mixture (1/2 cup at a time), mixing well after each addition. Add confectioners sugar until you reach the desired consistency and mix well to eliminate any lumps.
  3. Keep refrigerated until ready to use/consume.

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