Crusting Cream Cheese Buttercream Recipe

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Crusting Cream Cheese Buttercream

A delicious cream cheese buttercream that is sturdy enough to pipe or frost and fill your cakes. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cream cheese frosting
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 lbs
Calories 1989 kcal



  • 8 oz cream cheese room temp
  • 8 oz butter room temp
  • 2 lb powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp clear vanilla
  • 1 tsp creme bouquet extract optional



  1. Cream the butter and cream cheese in stand mixer with paddle attachment on low until smooth.

  2. Slowly add in powdered sugar, vanilla and creme bouquet. Mix at low for 5-6 minutes until smooth.

  3. For a whiter buttercream, add white food coloring.

Recipe Notes

This buttercream cannot be left out for more than 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts
Crusting Cream Cheese Buttercream
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1989 Calories from Fat 783
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 87g 134%
Saturated Fat 53g 265%
Cholesterol 245mg 82%
Sodium 788mg 33%
Potassium 122mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 305g 102%
Sugars 298g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 58.1%
Calcium 9.2%
Iron 2.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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