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Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe


15 min

Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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15 min


6 persons




5.00 rating-star (1)


Author: Antonina Blum

One of the most beloved and popular options of dessert glaze is cream cheese frosting. In this recipe, we suggest to use butter, but for a lighter version you can take cream 30-33% fat.


  • cream cheese: 300 g
  • butter: 100 g
  • sugar powder: 80 g

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Stages of cooking

  1. Place butter at room temperature in the mixer bowl. Whip it at an average mixer speed for 1-2 minutes.

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  2. Next, add powdered sugar to the butter, whip until whitening. At the same stage, add vanilla sugar, vanilla extract, if you want. It will take 7–9 minutes to whip, depending on the power of your mixer.

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  3. Next, without stopping to whip, add the cream cheese in portions and whip for another 2 minutes.

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  4. Place the ready made cream to the fridge for 2 hours.

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History of the Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Cream cheese frosting is a classic American dessert glaze that is used to top cakes, cupcakes, and other sweet treats. The origin of this recipe is not clear, but it is believed to have originated in the United States during the early part of the 20th century. Cream cheese frosting has since become a staple in American baking, and is enjoyed by people of all ages.

Tips and Tricks for Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe Recipe

Making cream cheese frosting is a simple process, but there are a few tips and tricks that can help you achieve the perfect consistency and flavor. Here are some things to keep in mind when making cream cheese frosting:

  • Use room temperature butter and cream cheese to ensure that they blend together smoothly.
  • Sift the powdered sugar before adding it to the butter to prevent lumps.
  • Whip the frosting for at least 7-9 minutes to ensure that it is light and fluffy.
  • Resist the urge to over mix the frosting, as this can cause it to become runny.
  • If the frosting is too thick, add a tablespoon of milk at a time until it reaches the desired consistency.

Tips for presenting the dish

Cream cheese frosting can be used to top a variety of desserts, including cakes, cupcakes, and cookies. To make the frosting look as inviting as possible, try the following presentation tips:

  • Use a piping bag to pipe the frosting onto the dessert for a professional-looking finish.
  • Add sprinkles or other edible decorations to the frosting to make it more visually appealing.
  • If using the frosting on a cake, consider adding fresh fruit or flowers for an added touch of elegance.
  • Be sure to refrigerate the dessert if it will not be served immediately, and let it come to room temperature before serving for the best flavor.

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