Easy Cream Cheese Frosting

Lemon wedge cupcake
Charles Masters
Serves 12
preparation
5
minutes
cooking
5
minutes

Ingredients

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

Directions

  1. Using an electric mixer, beat the cream cheese, butter, and vanilla until smooth.
  2. Add the sugar and beat until fluffy. If necessary, slightly chill the frosting to stiffen it before using. Use with Easy Yellow Cupcakes.
Cyd McDowell
July 2010

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 270
  • Fat 14 g
  • Sat Fat 8.5 g
  • Cholesterol 41 mg
  • Sodium 62 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Carbohydrate 36 g
  • Sugar 35 g
  • Fiber 0 g
  • Iron 0 mg
  • Calcium 21 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.