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Cream Cheese Frosting

This cream cheese frosting is not only as delicious as it should be, it crusts so perfectly and works well in warm temperatures too!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cream Cheese Frosting
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 400 g
Author: Priya Maha


  • 300 g icing sugar sifted
  • 90 g cream cheese firm
  • 30 g shortening
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence


  • Sift icing sugar to break all lumps. Set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, beat cream cheese and shortening until well combined and creamy.
  • Add icing sugar, a little at a time and beat until all sugar is used up.
  • Add vanilla essence and continue beating until the icing becomes light and fluffy.
  • Use as desired.


Calories: 4kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 1mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 3IU | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg
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