Cream Cheese Frosting

Red Velvet Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting
Kana Okada
Makes 4 cups
preparation
5
minutes
cooking
5
minutes

Ingredients

2
8-ounce bars cream cheese, at room temperature
1/2
cup
(1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
3
cups confectioners’ sugar
1
teaspoon
pure vanilla extract
pinch kosher salt

Directions

  1. Using an electric mixer, beat the cream cheese and butter on high speed until light and fluffy, 2 to 3 minutes. Reduce mixer speed to low and gradually add the sugar, then the vanilla and salt, and beat until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl as necessary.
Caroline Wright

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 337
  • Fat 17 g
  • Sat Fat 11 g
  • Cholesterol 49 mg
  • Sodium 69 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Carbohydrate 46 g
  • Sugar 45 g
  • Fiber 0 g
  • Iron 0 mg
  • Calcium 21 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.