CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 cups (about 1 pound) powdered sugar, sifted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

Directions

  • With an electric mixer, beat cream cheese and butter together on high. Reduce speed and beat in sugar until fluffy; beat in vanilla.
  • Per serving (1/24 of recipe): 143 calories; 7g fat; 4.5g saturated fat; 20mg cholesterol; 1g protein; 19g carbohydrate; 18.5g sugar; no fiber; 29mg sodium; 9mg calcium; 13mg potassium.
  • Yield: Frosting for 12 to 24 cupcakes

Notes

Adapted from "The Greystone Bakery Cookbook," by Sara Kate Gillingham-Ryan (Rodale, $26).

Categories: Dessert  Frosting 
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