Strawberry (Jam!) Cream Cheese Frosting

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This foolproof frosting keeps it simple. While very sweet, it's just the thing to balance the natural flavor of a homestyle scratch cake recipe. I used it the first time to lighten up a cake made with a heavy whole grain white flour. Uh-mazing!

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened

  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened

  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar

  • ¼ cup strawberry jam

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Beat butter and cream cheese together in a bowl using an electric mixer until creamy and smooth. Add confectioners' sugar, 1 cup at a time, to creamed butter with the mixer on low speed until smooth and creamy; beat in strawberry jam and vanilla extract.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

301 Calories
17g Fat
39g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 301
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 21%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 44mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Total Sugars 37g
Protein 1g
Calcium 15mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 22mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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