Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting Recipe

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Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting

Kate Glauser


This is a lower sugar version of a classic buttercream frosting that is perfect for ADHD diets. The addition of the cream cheese allows less sugar while still maintaining wonderful flavor. This is great with cakes, cookies, sweetrolls, and quick breads such as pumpkin or banana.

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4 - 6 people


15 Min


No-Cook or Other


1 pkg
cream cheese, room temperature
8 Tbsp
butter, room temperature
1/2 c
powdered sugar
1 c
heavy cream

Directions Step-By-Step

Cream together the cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy. Add the powdered sugar and beat again until mixed well. Slowly add the heavy cream while beating at low speed. When all the cream is incorporated beat at high speed until volume is increased and stiff peaks form. Refrigerate for up to two weeks.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Spreads
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy