An all-purpose cream cheese frosting that isn’t over the top sweet. It’s smooth and creamy, spreadable, and holds it’s shape but isn’t too stiff.
Cream Cheese Frosting
- 16 oz cream cheese softened (2 blocks) see note
- 8 tbsp butter softened (1 stick)
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
- With a hand-mixer or a stand-mixer beat softened cream cheese with softened butter until it starts to whip up into a lighter mixture. About 3-5 minutes.
- Slowly add powdered sugar, then vanilla. Continue to beat until smooth.