Cream Cheese Icing

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Servings: 8
  • About This Recipe

    “This goes great on carrot cake.”

    Ingredients

  • 8ouncescream cheese
  • 4tablespoonsbutter
  • 2 1/2 cupsicing sugar
  • 2teaspoonsvanilla
  • Directions

  • Soften cheese and butter.
  • Beat well.
  • Add sugar and vanilla.
  • Beat again.
  • Spread on cooled cake.
  • Reviews

  • “Delicious!I frosted #2169 Banana Chiffon Cake with this icing.Thanks for posting this recipe, I can’t wait to try it on other cakes in the future.”

  • “This is the BEST recipe for cream cheese icing!!! Absolutely to die for when spread on pumpkin or carrot cake. A tried-and-true keeper. Thanks for sharing, bert:)~Manda”

  • “I have found the cream chesse Icing of my dreams.Bert this is so very good and easy to mix. Easy to spead on the cake and all. I used it on Pineapple Cake. I will keep this one .”

  • “Really good icing. I used it to frost cinnamon buns. Turned out great. Thanks.”

  • “This is just perfect! The cream cheese isn’t too strong, perfect blend of ingredents.I used it for chocolate cupcakes, I will be using this one again and again. THANKS!”

  • “I used this recipe for icing a Pineapple Dream Cake.In order to get it to the right consistency, I had to add a LOT more than 2 1/2 cups of confectioners sugar.If I’d used icing sugar, perhaps I wouldn’t have needed that much sugar.”

  • “Quick, easy, and delicious!! Thanks very much!!”

  • “Delicious bert.My go to recipe for cream cheese icing from now on.Quick easy to make, nice velvety texture and soft tang.We loved it.Served on Finnish Spice Cake.Thanks for sharing this treat.”

  • “super good”

  • “Great tasting icing.My family just raved over it.Thanks for posting.”

  • “Absolutely perfect icing.Didn’t change a thing.Super easy!”

  • “Just right!I made banana muffins and topped it off with this icing!I liked the fact that it wasn’t overly sweet to overpower the banana flavor of the muffins!Thanks for posting bert!”

  • “Made a 1/2 Recipe for a little Pumpkin Cake from Trader Joe’s.The cake wasn’t so good without it but Bert, you made it great!Another wonderful recipe from you- thanks for sharing! :)”

  • “I made this for an American flag cake to watch the England-US World Cup game last night in Germany. Everyonewas in love with the frosting and asking me how I made it. It turned out great. I did, however, use less sugar than it called for. With less than 2 cups of sugar the frosting was already stiff and more than sweet enough for me. Thanks for a great recipe!”

  • “Perfect for the carrot cake I made today. Yummy!”

  • “Very good. not too sweet. My kids loved it. I will make it again.”

  • “Delicious!I could eat this stuff with a spoon!:)I think the combo of cream cheese-yness and sweetness is perfect.I cut the recipe in half (that’s all the powdered sugar I had on hand – glad I checked before I started mixing!) and it was the perfect amount for my 1 1/2 dozen cupcakes.Thanks for sharing this super easy, yummy recipe!”

  • “I loved this recipe so much. thanks for posting this recipe.”

  • “This was so good I used lower fat cream cheese and it turned out amazing I used it on Kittencal’s Cinnamon Bun Recipe #263265.”

  • “Very simple and very good.I used it as a spread for pumpkin bread so I added a touch of ground glove, cinnamon, and nutmeg.”

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