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cream cheese frosting (sallye)

a recipe by
sallye bates
Austin, TX

This is the frosting my Mother used for her Red Velvet Cake. It is great on other types of cake as well.

serves Will ice up to a 3 layer cake.
prep time 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For cream cheese frosting (sallye)

  • 16 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 c
    butter, softened (2 sticks)
  • 4 c
    confectioners sugar, sifted
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make cream cheese frosting (sallye)

  • 1
    Place softened butter and cream cheese in medium mixing bowl. Beat on high speed of electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add confectioners sugar and continue beating at high speed for about 5 minutes until well blended and mixture is smooth and creamy Turn mixer speed to low and add vanilla extract. Continue beating only until vanilla is blended into frosting.
  • 2
    Chill in refrigerator for 10 or so minutes until slightly stiff. Will ice up to 3 layers of cake.