Bold Baking Basics, Homemade Ingredients How to Make the Best Ever Cream Cheese Frosting 4.46 from 250 votes Create a Profile! × Sign Up Already have an account? Sign In Jump To Recipe Jump To Video Save Recipe My light and fluffy cream cheese frosting is perfect for cakes, cupcakes, donuts and more. Tried and true, this is the best cream cheese frosting. By Gemma Stafford | February 13, 2019 | 374 Last updated on November 11, 2019 This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure for details. Hi Bold Bakers! My Cream Cheese Frosting recipe is truly the king of all frostings! Add a slather of it anywhere and I think you will agree it improves any cake or dessert. Learning how to make this recipe is a must for you Bold Bakers — spread it on classics like my Best-Ever Carrot Cake, Crazy Cupcakes, donuts and so much more. How to Make Cream Cheese Frosting Besides being absolutely delicious, my Best Ever Cream Cheese Frosting is incredibly simple to make. In one bowl, combine a little butter and cream cheese until soft and fluffy. Then, add in your powdered sugar and a dash of vanilla for smooth and creamy bliss. Once your ingredients have been combined, you’ll discover rich, thick and perfectly balanced frosting. This frosting is light in flavor from the soft and tangy cream cheese and complimentary of any dessert. What desserts go well with Cream Cheese Frosting? I can think of endless ways to use this frosting. Make it for my 3 Layer Microwave Red Velvet Cake, spread it across a slice of my Best Ever Banana Bread, dollop it onto your cupcakes and smear it over your carrot cakes. The frosting is always my favorite part, so if you’re like me, you must give my recipe a go! How to store Cream Cheese Frosting? You will find my Best Ever Cream Cheese Frosting recipe is super easy to work with and beautiful. This light, fluffy, and shiny frosting is absolutely convenient as it can be kept in the fridge until ready for use. This can be covered and stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days. Can you Freeze Cream Cheese Frosting? I like to vacuum seal extra frosting and freeze it! You can always transfer your frosting to an air-tight container and pop it in the freezer. This will keep frozen for up to 3 weeks. To use from frozen, allow the frosting to thaw in the fridge until it’s soft. After thawing just give the frosting a good whip up with a spatula then use as directed in my recipes. Use This Recipe With These Desserts! Microwave Carrot Cake Carrot Cake Donuts Red Velvet Pancakes Don’t forget to follow Bigger Bolder Baking on Pinterest! Try These Recipes! How to Make Marshmallow FondantHow to Make Homemade ApplesauceEasy Funfetti FrostingHomemade Nutella Watch The Recipe Video! Play Gemma's Best Ever Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe 4.46 from 250 votes Print Recipe Add to Favorites Loading… My light and fluffy cream cheese frosting is perfect for cakes, cupcakes, donuts and more. Tried and true, this is the best cream cheese frosting. Author: Gemma Stafford Less than 30 Minutes Limited Ingredients Electric Mixer Prep Time 10 minsTotal Time 10 mins My light and fluffy cream cheese frosting is perfect for cakes, cupcakes, donuts and more. Tried and true, this is the best cream cheese frosting. Author: Gemma Stafford Ingredients 5 cups (1 lb 4 oz/ 575g) powdered sugar, sifted lightly to remove any lumps2 cups (16oz/454g) cream cheese, at room temperature½ cup (4oz/115g) butter, at room temperature1 tablespoon vanilla extract Instructions In a large bowl, using an electric mixer on medium-high cream together the cream cheese and butter.Once light and fluffy add in the powdered sugar and vanilla and whip until it is smooth and creamy.This can be stored covered in the fridge for up to 4 days.