Cream Cheese Frosting


This is a delicious topping for brownies, cakes, sweet breads, or cookies!



  • 2 cups unrefined cane sugar (can use regular sugar)*
  • 7-ounce package natural cream cheese or about 3/4 cup homemade cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons cream, if needed to thin


  1. Blend sugar in a high-powered blender until powdered. Stir into softened cream cheese.
  2. Add butter and vanilla and whip until light and fluffy, adding additional cream if necessary to obtain the desired texture.
  3. Spread over cooled cake. Refrigerate until serving time and refrigerate any leftovers.

*If this frosting is made with unrefined sugar, it will be tan in color rather than white.


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