Cream Cheese Frosting

This Simple Cream Frosting only takes a couple ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Refrigerate 15 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 cake
Calories 2138 kcal


  • 4 tablespoons butter room temperature
  • 8 ounces cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups powdered sugar


  1. With an electric mixer or stand mixer, whisk together butter, cream cheese, and vanilla.

  2. Add powdered sugar, one half cup at a time. Beat until smooth and fully incorporated.
  3. Allow to set in the refrigerator (about 15 minutes) and ENJOY!

Recipe Notes

If you want the cream cheese frosting stiff enough to pipe, slowly add up to one extra cup of powdered sugar until you reach your desired consistency. 

Nutrition Facts
Cream Cheese Frosting
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2138
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.