Best Ever Cream Cheese Frosting (from Wicked Good Kitchen)
Standard recipe, for 12 cupcakes or one small cake
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 8-ounce package of Philadelphia cream cheese, chilled
  • 2½ tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 4 to 4½ cups of confectioner's sugar
  1. Using an electric mixer, beat the butter on medium speed until creamy.
  2. Add cream cheese and vanilla and beat until fully incorporated.
  3. Gradually increase mixer speed to high and beat until light and fluffy. Scrape down the sides of the bowl when necessary with a rubber spatula.
  4. Gradually add the 4 cups of confectioner's sugar until the frosting is the desired consistency. Beat on high for 1-2 minutes until it is completely smooth.
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