Cream Cheese Frosting (Lightened up Version)

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by icancook66

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.

Top Review by Cindy in Pensacola

Do you think we could you fat-free cream cheese?

Ingredients Nutrition


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

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