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Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
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Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting that is so smooth, tangy and sweet, perfect for any cakes, cookies, cinnamon rolls, or to eat by the spoonful!
Prep Time10 mins
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 1151kcal


  • 8 oz cream cheese (1 block, room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick, room temperature)
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • Put your cream cheese in a large mixing bowl (or a stand mixer) and beat over medium speed until smooth.
  • Add in your butter 2 tablespoons at a time, while beating. Continue mixing till well blended.
  • Add in your powdered sugar and vanilla and beat the mixture over low speed. Continue to blend the frosting till completely mixed, and nice and creamy.
  • Use the frosting on your favorite cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and more.


Calories: 1151kcal | Carbohydrates: 95g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 85g | Saturated Fat: 51g | Cholesterol: 247mg | Sodium: 771mg | Potassium: 156mg | Sugar: 92g | Vitamin A: 2941IU | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 1mg