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Cream Cheese Frosting

A lovely light cream cheese frosting that's easy to make and delicious on a cake. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cream cheese, cream cheese frosting, cream cheese icing, easy icing
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill 15 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 cake


  • 8 oz softened cream cheese
  • 1 stick softened butter
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


  1. Beat cream cheese and butter until well mixed. 

  2. Slowly add milk and powdered sugar until the frosting is smooth. 

  3. The frosting is easiest to work with once chilled for at least 15 minutes.