Cream Cheese Frosting

This Cream Cheese Frosting is smooth, thick, creamy and super versatile. It holds its shape when piped and most importantly, it’s delicious. I love it on red velvet cake, chocolate cake and this on top of carrot cake makes it soo…

This Cream Cheese Frosting is smooth, thick, creamy and super versatile.

It holds its shape when piped and most importantly, it’s delicious. I love it on red velvet cake, chocolate cake and this on top of carrot cake makes it soo extra!

If only every dessert can be buried beneath a mountain of cream cheese, I would have done so. Sweet with just enough zest!

Cream Cheese Frosting

serves
4
time needed
prep cook
ingredients
4
difficulty
Easy
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Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp Icing Sugar
  • 2 tsp Lemon Zest
  • 30 grams Butter
  • 150 grams Cream Cheese such as Philly


Method

  1.  In a mixing bowl combine the ingredients.
  2. With electric beaters, beat together the cream cheese and butter on high until thick, creamy and smooth.
  3. Add the lemon juice and beat until combined.
  4. Very gradually add the sifted icing sugar and beat well. Mixture should be thick and without any lumps.
  5. Spread over the cake of your choice.

Notes

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • This icing it not suitable for freezing
  • Perfect on carrot cake or dip for fruits!

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