Basic Cream Cheese Frosting | A creamy frosting that only takes minutes to put together. This Basic Cream Cheese Frosting will become your “go to” frosting recipe! This incredible frosting is amazing on a carrot cake, chocolate cake, strawberry cake…..actually basically any cake!
Get ready to frost your cake, cupcakes and cookies with this Basic Cream Cheese Frosting. I Make this recipe all the time! When I make a recipe I make sure to make at least two! Scroll down↓↓↓↓ (to did you know) to see how I preserve my frosting for a quick cupcake decorating solution. This frosting is delicious on Pineapple Carrot Cupcakes! Click here for the printable recipe—->>>>PINEAPPLE CARROT CUPCAKES
TIPS FOR A LIGHT AND FLUFFY FROSTING
- Good ingredients “real” butter not margarine
- Room temperature ingredients
- Be patient…you’ll need to whip the frosting at least 3 to 5 minutes (sometimes I do this step twice). This will allow air to incorporate into the butter and create the lightness you want.
- That’s it! It’s really not as hard as you might think
I love making cupcakes and cake from scratch, but if you find yourself in a time crunch or you don’t feel like messing with making the cupcakes or cake and the frosting from scratch. PLEASE make the frosting! You can add things to a cake mix to help with the flavor but there’s just nothing like homemade frosting. Click here for ideas on how you can transform a cake mix—->>>>22 WAYS TO MAKE A CAKE MIX TASTE LIKE HOMEMADE.
You can freeze frosting? Making homemade cupcakes and frosting just got a whole lot easier! To freeze your frosting: Spoon the frosting into a labeled zip top bag and freeze. When ready to use, place the bag on the counter to come to room temperature. Spoon into a large mixing bowl. Whip on medium high for 3 to 5 minutes. This is to incorporate air into the frosting for a light and fluffy texture.
- 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 (8 ounce) cream cheese, softened
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 7 cups powdered sugar
- 2 tablespoons milk
Cream together the butter and cream cheese (3 minutes). Add the vanilla, powdered sugar and milk. Continue beating an additional 5 minutes or until the frosting is light and fluffy. Store frosted baked goods in the refrigerator.
Amount Per Serving Calories 0Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 0mgFiber 0gSugar 0gProtein 0g
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