Butter and Cream Cheese Frosting

Lisa Foote

By
@LisaFoote

I use this on cakes of all kinds. It's very simple and you can use it plain or I use Jello Gelatin powder to flavor it and color it! This always turns out great! I use it on jello poke cakes a lot and it's a great addition!


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Serves:

12

Prep:

15 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

4 oz
cream cheese (half of the 8 oz package) room temperature
1 stick
butter,no salt, no substitutes, room temperature
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2-3 Tbsp
milk
3-3 1/2 c
powdered sugar
2 tsp
jello gelatin powder, any flavor or type (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Make sure that the butter and cream cheese are room temperature. If they aren't, the frosting will not be creamy.
2
In an electric mixer, using the whisk attachment, combine cream cheese and butter. Scrape the sides as needed. Add vanilla and milk and slowly incorporate until smooth.
3
Add powdered sugar by the tablespoon while the mixer is on a low speed. Once all the powdered sugar is incorporated, whip for at least 1 minutes. Scrape bowl of mixer as needed. Optional: Add the jello powder at this time, first starting on low speed and increasing speed to incorporate.
4
Spread on cake and refrigerate for a few hours to let the butter and cream cheese set up fully.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids