Cream Cheese Frosting
I frost the cake right in the pan and then cut it into squares for serving. If you want to present a whole cake, then turn it out onto a cookie sheet or board, place a flat serving plate on top, and invert the cake. Then frost.
Preparation Time20 min
Preparation Time - Text20 minutes
Total Timeunder 15 minutes
Dietary Considerationegg-free, gluten-free, halal, kosher, peanut free, soy free, tree nut free, vegetarian
Taste and Texturecheesy, creamy, sweet
- 4 ounces (½ cup) or half an 8-ounce package cream cheese, at room temperature
- ¼ cup (½ stick) butter, at room temperature
- 2 cups confectioners sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Place the cream cheese and butter in a mixing bowl and beat until very smooth. Place the sugar in a sifter or fine-mesh strainer and sift over the cream cheese/butter mixture. Beat by hand or with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Mix in the vanilla.
1992 Lora Brody