Whipped Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting

Total Time
15 mins
0 mins

This tastes like whipped, melted strawberry ice cream! It's just scrumptious. It's soft enough to dip cupcakes to frost them, but with a little refrigeration it's firm enough to frost with a spatula or to pipe. The food coloring is necessary if you want pink frosting because there is not enough strawberry preserves in this to turn it pink. Speaking of pink, I used Himalayan Pink Salt. Love the stuff!

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  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter and cream cheese together.
  2. Add the strawberry preserves, vanilla, lemon extract, salt and food coloring and beat until incorporated.
  3. Add powdered sugar, half a cup at a time, and continue to beat while adding the cream.
  4. Once the ingredients are well mixed, turn the mixer to high and beat for 5-7 minutes until fluffy.