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Cream Cheese Frosting

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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

CostInexpensive

Easy

Total Timeunder 15 minutes

Dietary Considerationegg-free, gluten-free, halal, kosher, peanut free, soy free, tree nut free, vegetarian

Taste and Texturecheesy, creamy, sweet

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. 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.

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