Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting

Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting Recipe

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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

How to Make Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting


  • 1Cream 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.

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About Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting

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