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    Cream Cheese Frosting (Lightened up Version)

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    15 mins

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    icancook66's Note:

    Got this recipe from Cooks Country, its a lightened up version of cream cheese frosting, but what it lacks in fat content it makes up for in taste. It is light and delicious! Try it on carrot cake. NOTE: Someone asked about fat free cream cheese, this recipe is from Cooks Country and they do a good job of explaining how recipes are developed, they note that they did try fat free cream cheese but taste testers found it to be un-natural tasting and gummy, and the "light" cream cheese was runny. With the neufchatel cream cheese they cut the fat to 1/3 but still got a creamy good tasting frosting.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cup

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Beat cream cheese, marshmallow cream and vanilla.
    2. 2
      Sift confectioners sugar over cream cheese mixture and beat on low speed until mixture is smooth, about one minute.
    3. 3
      Spread over cake, or cupcakes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 27, 2009

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    Nutritional Facts for Cream Cheese Frosting (Lightened up Version)

    Serving Size: 1 (490 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 969.8
     
    Calories from Fat 323
    33%
    Total Fat 35.9 g
    55%
    Saturated Fat 22.4 g
    112%
    Cholesterol 114.9 mg
    38%
    Sodium 724.8 mg
    30%
    Total Carbohydrate 144.3 g
    48%
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    0%
    Sugars 90.8 g
    363%
    Protein 16.2 g
    32%

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