Cream cheese frosting is so easy to make! This is a classic cream cheese frosting with cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla. It’s perfect for icing carrot cake, cupcakes, and cookies. Nothing beats homemade frosting.
Cream cheese frosting is a baking classic!
It’s perfect for practically any cake and any leftovers are great dolloped onto some freshly cut fruit.
VIDEO! How to Make Cream Cheese Frosting
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This is the basic recipe, you can reduce the amount of butter if you want a bit more tang, and increase or decrease the sugar according to your taste. Dress up with ginger, vanilla bean, or coconut flakes.
Here are some fun variations!
- Add 1/2 a cup of…