Cream Cheese Frosting for Cakes

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by Khinson

This is how my mother has always made cream cheese frosting for red velvet cake and spice's super simple and inexpensive to make. And it tastes sooo much better than store-bought! You can reduce fat a bit by using a reduced fat cream cheese and margarine, but don't sub the vanilla for imitation - it just isn't the same!

Top Review by chefmick

made this for devils food cake. just the way i like it. very creamy and rich.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine cream cheese, butter/margarine, and vanilla in a medium mixing bowl; mix until light.
  2. Add powdered sugar slowly, continue mixing until well blended.
  3. Ice cake, cupcakes, etc -- enjoy!

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