Buttered Walnut Cream Cheese Frosting

Gina Davis

By
@GMarie65

This is an old recipe from my MawMaw and it is just wonderful! Can't have a carrot cake or pumpkin bread without it!! It is so buttery and just dang darn-it good :) You can replace the walnuts with your choice of nuts or leave them out to make Butter Cream Cheese Frosting (Icing)


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Serves:

Frosts one large bundt or 2 layered cake

Prep:

10 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

1 pkg
8 oz cream cheese
1 stick
salted butter
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
8-10 c
confectioners' sugar
1/2 c
chopped walnuts (or more if you like it really nutty) leave out if you want buttered cream cheese frosting

Directions Step-By-Step

1
This is the perfect Carrot Cake icing. I only use this one on my MawMaw Goodman's Carrot Cake (recipe posted)
2
Let cream cheese and butter get to room temperature
3
Cream butter and cream cheese together until fluffy
4
Add vanilla and beat in good
5
Add confectioners sugar 2 cups at a time beating between each addition
6
If frosting is a good thick fluffy after 8 cups finish with next step. If it is to thin keep adding confectioners sugar 2 cups at a time. I have used up to 14 cups to get it thick enough :)
7
Add walnuts and fold into frosting
8
let set at room temperature until ready to use or refrigerate for up to 7 days. If you refrigerate let frosting come to room temperature before frosting cakes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Cookies, Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy