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Crusting Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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 1989kcal

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 12 oz cream cheese room temp
  • 12 oz unsalted butter room temp
  • 48 oz powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp clear vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

Instructions

  • Cream the softened butter with the paddle attachment until smooth. Add in your softened cream cheese and continue creaming on low until fully incorporated and smooth. 
  • Slowly add in powdered sugar one cup at a time, letting fully incorporate before adding the next cup. Add in vanilla and salt. Mix at low for 5-6 minutes until smooth.
  • For a whiter buttercream, add white food coloring. Store leftover buttercream in the fridge for up to a week or freeze up to 6 months. 

Notes

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

Nutrition

Calories: 1989kcal | Carbohydrates: 305g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 87g | Saturated Fat: 53g | Cholesterol: 245mg | Sodium: 788mg | Potassium: 122mg | Sugar: 298g | Vitamin A: 2905IU | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 0.5mg