Basic Cream Cheese Frosting


This recipe delivers a basic cream cheese frosting using just butter, cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar, and vanilla.

Original recipe makes 2 cups


1/2 cup butter, softened
8 ounces cream cheese
4 cups confectioners’ sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. Beat softened butter and cream cheese until well blended.
  2. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat until creamy.


Calories: 291 kcal
Carbohydrates: 40.4 g
Cholesterol: 41 mg
Fat: 14.3 g
Fiber: 0 g
Protein: 1.5 g
Sodium: 111 mg