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Simple & Delicious Cream Cheese Frosting

My most trusted and foolproof Cream Cheese Frosting! Best for Red Velvet and Carrot Cakes!
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 12 cupcakes


  • 200 grams Cream Cheese room temperature
  • 200 grams Butter unsalted preferrable
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essece
  • 350 grams Icing Sugar sifted
  • 50 grams milk powder


  • In a bowl, add the cream cheese and using an electric hand blender or whisk, until the cheese is smooth. Mix at the highest speed possible.
  • Add in the softened butter and mix well again. Scrap the bowl fro the sides and bottom and mix again.
  • Sift in the icing sugar and milk powder,¬†mix again. Start slowly and then increase the speed of the blender. Make sure that the icing sugar has no lumps.
  • Add in the vanilla essence or bean for one final mix.
  • Chill this icing in the fridge for 30 min or so if it becomes too soft.
Keyword Carrot Cake, Cream Cheese, Frosting, Red Velvet