Aunt Darlene’s Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 3-4 cups
  • About This Recipe

    “A delicious frosting for any carrot cake Red Velvet Cake. I like to make mine white, but in the Chicago area you often see it tinted pink.”


  • 1 (8ounce) packages cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter or 1/2 cupmargarine, softened
  • 1 (16ounce) packages powdered sugar
  • 1teaspoonvanilla
  • 1/2 cuppecans
  • 1/2 cupcoconut
  • 1 -2dropred food coloring(optional)
  • Directions

  • In medium bowl, beat cream cheese and butter on high speed until smooth.
  • Gradually add powdered sugar and continue beating until spreadable.
  • Stir in vanilla.
  • Add pecans, coconut and red food coloring (if desired for Red Velvet Cake).
  • Reviews

  • “Absolutely delish!! I put this on recipe #16850. It totally set that cake off. Excellent I will be making again. Thank you for a wonderful recipe.I tagged this in memory of Chef Monday!!”