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