1 (8 ounce) packages
cream cheese, softened
unsalted butter, softened
fresh orange juice
orange zest, grated
pure vanilla extract
orange food coloring
- Blend the cream cheese, butter, orange juice, orange zest, and vanilla in a large bowl, using an electric mixer set at medium speed, until smooth.
- Add the sugar and continue to beat until light and creamy -- about 3 more minutes.
- Add the food coloring and gently stir until the color is uniform.
- Chill the frosting until ready to ice the cupcakes or cake.