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Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

Rated as 4.22 out of 5 Stars

"This traditional, delicious cream cheese frosting has a maple syrup twist. This yielded enough for me to fill and lightly frost a 12 inch square cake."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 531 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (2 cups)

Directions

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Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 531 calories; 29 g fat; 67.4 g carbohydrates; 3.1 g protein; 84 mg cholesterol; 226 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Fabulous frosting! But scale down to 6 servings for much easier measuring. Six servings comes out to: 1/2 pound cream cheese, (8 ounces) softened, 1/2 cup butter, softened, 3 cups confectioners'...

Most helpful critical review

Needs more maple flavor

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Fabulous frosting! But scale down to 6 servings for much easier measuring. Six servings comes out to: 1/2 pound cream cheese, (8 ounces) softened, 1/2 cup butter, softened, 3 cups confectioners'...

Great frosting with a little modification. I used it on the "Iced Pumpkin Cookies" from this site instead of the glaze. I too like to make the measuring easier and use 1/2 cup butter, 8 oz. cr...

this is my new favorite cream cheese icing recipe. i also add a little maple flavoring to intensify it just a little. i've used this on cinnamon rolls (fantastic), and most recently on pumpkin...

would have liked a stronger maple taste---i even increased the syrup to almost half a cup and used only enough confec for the proper consistency

Use less powdered sugar and add a tsp of maple flavor if you have any, otherwise the maple flavor isn't very prominent.

Scaled down to 6 servings used 8oz cream cheese, 1/2c butter, 1 1/2 c powdered sugar, 1tsp maple syrup, and 1tsp maple extract. Came out great.

Mmmm, mmmm! Yummy!!! Made this to frost 2 dozen cupcakes today (pumpkin bundt cake - Lucille Noyd). The frosting complemented them perfectlly! As a couple other reviewers suggested, I too used o...

I don't really like frosting, but I ate this one by the spoonfuls!! It was absolutely delicious on top of Pumpkin Bread too!

I have to say I am pretty lame. I didn't have enough cream cheese, and no maple syrup so I did for 6 servings with only 3 ounces cream cheese and had Mrs. Butterworths syrup and it was incredibl...