Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

Orange Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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Kathy Boodry


I got this recipe from a website featuring Country Living magazine. It is really good icing to put on halloween cakes or cupcakes. I hope you enjoy.


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  • 1 pkg
    8oz. cream cheese (softened)
  • 1/4 c
    unsalted butter
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh orange juice
  • 1 tsp
    orange grated zest
  • 1/2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 4 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    orange food coloring

How to Make Orange Cream Cheese Frosting


  1. Blend the cream cheese, butter, orange juice, orange zest, and vanilla in a large bowl, using an electric mixer set at medium speed, until smooth.
  2. Add the sugar and continue to beat until light and creamy -- about 3 more minutes
  3. Add the food coloring and gently stir until the color is uniform.
  4. Chill the frosting until ready to ice your cupcakes or cake.

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About Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #Cupcakes, #halloween

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