Easy Cream Cheese frosting

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Easy Cream Cheese frosting

Rich, sweet and tangy cream cheese frosting to use on carrot cake or any other dessert that calls for cream cheese frosting.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 5 Cups
Calories 3750 kcal


  • 1/2 Cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 Cup Cream Cheese full fat
  • 4 Cups Powder Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla Extract


  • In a clean bowl cream the butter and the cream cheese together, until fluffy and no pieces of butter or cream cheese are visible.
  • Add the sugar in two parts. Mixing half of the sugar until is well combined, then add the second half until well combined.
  • Add the lemon juice, vanilla extract and mix all together. You can add more lemon juice if you like, as long as the frosting is not soft.
  • Use the frosting inmidietly or store in the fridge until you need to use it ( give it 20 min to thaw before using it)



Serving: 2508gCalories: 3750kcal
Keyword Cream Cheese Frosting
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