Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting

This vegan cream cheese frosting is made without powdered sugar, using brown sugar instead to deliver a creamy, delicious icing that's totally plant-based.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
2 cups


  • 1 (8 ounce) tub vegan cream cheese

  • cup vegan butter

  • ¾ cup brown sugar

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Bring cream cheese and butter to room temperature, about 30 minutes.

  2. Mix butter and brown sugar with an electric mixer until creamy. Add cream cheese and vanilla; mix until completely combined and smooth. Use immediately or refrigerate until needed.

Cook's Note:

For vegan cream cheese and butter, check these brands: Daiya(R), Miyokos(R), and Kite Hill(R).

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

103 Calories
8g Fat
8g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 103
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Sodium 96mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 1g
Calcium 6mg 0%
Potassium 9mg 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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