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cream cheese buttercream frosting

Recipe by
Kate Glauser
York, PA

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.

yield 4 - 6 people
prep time 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For cream cheese buttercream frosting

  • 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

  • 1
    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.