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Bourbon Cream Cheese Frosting

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars
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"A delicious twist on cream cheese frosting. This is great for decorating the Red Velvet Cake and would be excellent on Banana Cake!"
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Ingredients

50 m servings 304
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 frosting for 2 layer cake)

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Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 304 calories; 14.2 40.3 1.5 41 110 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I made the frosting, frosted the cake, and ate some within an hour. The bourbon was kind of overpowering, and this is coming from someone who likes bourbon a lot. However, by the next day it h...

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Disappointing if you're after the bourbon flavor, which of course I was. Because I'm very familiar with this classic cream cheese frosting, what happened with this is just what I expected, so I...

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I made the frosting, frosted the cake, and ate some within an hour. The bourbon was kind of overpowering, and this is coming from someone who likes bourbon a lot. However, by the next day it h...

This is great on carrot cake if you reduce the amount of bourbon. I had to reduce the bourbon to 2T b/c the bourbon was overpowering and the icing became too thin. The icing is still really th...

Disappointing if you're after the bourbon flavor, which of course I was. Because I'm very familiar with this classic cream cheese frosting, what happened with this is just what I expected, so I...

Delicious frosting but don't let the bourbon fool you; it will taste strong when you make it but the next day you will hardly be able to taste it. Everyone loved it though !

Love this, used only 2 Tablespoons as other reviewers suggested -- also tried this recipe using Rum (2 tablespoons) YUM! Just tried the with 4 tablespoons of Cointreau with carrot cake, sooooo g...

Delicious! I used the suggestions of other raters and substituted orange liqueur for the liquid... perfect for fall spice or carrot cakes. A keeper.

This recipe right here IS the business! I followed other reviewers advice and slapped this on the A-1 Banana Cake. The folks I made it for loved it and I snuck a taste off the spatula...heaven! ...

Great base recipe. I would advise low simmering the bourbon in butter to heat off some of the alcohol taste. I've made twice now, the second time when I was simmering butter and bourbon I adde...

yummy frosting. it wasn't as stiff as I wanted it to be, but tasted great. the bourbon flavor was perfect for me.