Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

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Ingredients (3)

  • 12 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Summary

This delicate frosting has a nice cream cheese flavor and just enough sweetness to complement any cupcake or cake without overwhelming it. We even use it to top our Zucchini and Pine Nut Muffins.

Make-ahead note: The frosting will last up to 1 week when stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Instructions

  1. 1Combine all ingredients in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, and beat at low speed until sugar is incorporated.

  2. 2Increase speed to medium high and beat until frosting is light and whipped, about 3 to 4 minutes. Use to top cookies, cupcakes, or cakes.
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