Creamy Frosting

Creamy Frosting Recipe

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Ka Garrett


I am not crazy about powdered sugar based frosting. It is just too sweet. I tweeked it here and there and this is what I came up with.. A yummy not too sweet spreadable frosting.

This holds up well and stays creamy. It is very basic so to make it your own is very easy.
I think the Cool Whip helps to keep it soft.

★★★★★ 1 vote
9 x 13 cake
15 Min


6 oz
room temperature cream cheese
2-3 c
powdered sugar
heaping spoonfuls of cool whip or milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract, optional or any flavoring you like

How to Make Creamy Frosting


  • 1Blend cream cheese and powdered sugar in a bowl until smooth and creamy. Add enough Cool Whip OR **milk for spreading consistency
    If using flavoring add it now...
    Frost away
  • 2**add a little at a time. A little milk goes a long way. If your frosting gets too thin add a little more powdered sugar...

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About Creamy Frosting

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