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Cream Cheese Frosting I

Rated as 4.25 out of 5 Stars

"This frosting is good for many types of cakes including carrot cakes, apple cakes, and spice cakes. Add flavorings to compliment the cake you are frosting. Try 1 1/2 teaspoons of grated lemon or orange rind, 1 teaspoon any extract, 1 teaspoon of liqueur, or a mashed banana."
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Ingredients

servings 120 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 cup)

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Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 120 calories; 6.3 g fat; 15.4 g carbohydrates; 1.1 g protein; 20 mg cholesterol; 43 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This would be five stars if adjusted as follows: 1 box confectioners sugar, 8 oz. cream cheese, 1 tsp. flavoring and 1 tablespoon milk. The consistency then is excellent. Have Cream cheese at...

Most helpful critical review

It tasted good, but was really runny. I thought it would be a lot thicker like it is in the picture, but I had to double the amount of sugar to get it to a decent piping consistency for cupcakes.

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This would be five stars if adjusted as follows: 1 box confectioners sugar, 8 oz. cream cheese, 1 tsp. flavoring and 1 tablespoon milk. The consistency then is excellent. Have Cream cheese at...

I tweeked it a bit, but not much. The cream is totaly un-neccesary. Also, you should warm up the cream cheese just a bit. I did 40 seconds in the micro and that was perfect! Trying to blend codl...

really good for carrot cake. i agree with another reviewer, cream is just not necessary. i used light cream cheese, and added 1 1/2 tsp vanilla. one batch covered 24 cupcakes with a little left ...

I used this frosting on a batch of red velvet cupcakes -- instant addiction. Everyone at the party I made them for was complimenting me all night. The frosting is exceedingly easy and very delic...

My 5 year old loved this frosting. It was very easy to mix and spread. I doubled the recipe though and barely had enough to cover my 9" round cake. This recipe amount would probably be fine f...

i subbed skim milk for the cream, and fat-free cream cheese for the regular cream cheese.. turned out very yummy! but be sure to put it in the freezer or refrigerator for awhile before frostin...

I made this with the Moist Carrot Cake recipe from this site for our Easter dessert. Really very good, and not all that sweet, which is my preference. Like others, I added a bit of pineapple jui...

Perfect!!! I wouln't cange a thing! (I make twice the amount and freeze half for the next time I bake a cake.)

I liked this recipe for a red velvet cake,I doubled it and added a tsp. of vanilla. Everyone loved it - I will use it again!