Easy Cream Cheese Frosting

Lemon wedge cupcake
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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.
By August, 2010

Nutritional Information

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

Quick Tip

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