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Allspice Cream Cheese Frosting

Rated as 4.58 out of 5 Stars

"Cream cheese frosting with a little extra something. This is a good frosting for spice cakes that contain allspice."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 274 cals
Original recipe yields 10 servings (3 cups)

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Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 274 calories; 9.2 g fat; 48.3 g carbohydrates; 0.8 g protein; 26 mg cholesterol; 71 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Be forwarned: This needs 8 oz. not 3 oz. of cream cheese! With 8 oz, it is a great spin on the classic, otherwise it's fatally flawed and tastes like sugar wax.

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as written, this frosting is so-so. i don't think theres enough cream cheese, and way too much sugar. i modified by using 8 oz cream cheese and 2 cups of sugar and found those proportions to b...

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Be forwarned: This needs 8 oz. not 3 oz. of cream cheese! With 8 oz, it is a great spin on the classic, otherwise it's fatally flawed and tastes like sugar wax.

Beautiful frosting. Delicious and spiced just right. Three cups of powdered sugar was just right for me too, not four, and my 5-star rating reflects that change. I used this frosting to frost...

The allspice really adds to this otherwise ho-hum frosting recipe. I used it on the Apple Cinnamon Pecan Cake from this site. What a treat! Thanks V Monte!

I use the 8 oz of cream cheese also- makes it thicker but still spreadable. I find if I add the milk 1/2 TBS at a time, it turns out perfect. Monte- this is a fabulous frosting!

as written, this frosting is so-so. i don't think theres enough cream cheese, and way too much sugar. i modified by using 8 oz cream cheese and 2 cups of sugar and found those proportions to b...

Wonderful! However, I agree that it should say one 8 oz. package of cream cheese instead of one 3 oz. With a 3 ounce package, you can't even taste the cream cheese! Thank goodness I test-tasted ...

I prepared recipe as written using Penzey's allspice and Philly cream cheese. The allspice darkens the frosting slightly. The taste was okay, but I honestly didn't love it. Maybe the Penzey's...

I loved the taste of this frosting. My only peeve is that I do not like very sweet frosting. I was very apprehensive to add 4C of conf. sugar. I added the sugar to the mixture 1/2C at a time ...

Great frosting! I reduced the sugar to 1 1/2 cups though which i thought was sweet enough. And i didn't have allspice, so i used a combo of cinnamon, nutmeg and a pinch of ground cloves. Tastes ...