Cream Cheese Buttercream Icing Recipe Every Cake Desserts Need

Cream Cheese Buttercream Icing Recipe Every Cake Desserts Need

Here is the Cream Cheese Buttercream Icing Recipe Every Cake Desserts Need especially the Strawberry cake Recipe we made in these pictures. This Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe would always be amazing on Carrot Cake or Carrot Cake Cupcakes. The buttercream recipe variation of this frosting creates a more dense icing that will help keep the moistest of cakes standing. Trust me I have had some Cake bloopers and I think this Cream Cheese Buttercream Icing Recipe would have prevented such a disaster. 

Cream Cheese Buttercream Icing Recipe Every Cake Desserts Need

Maybe you can tell from this picture, but this cream cheese frosting is definitely more dense than your typical cream cheese frosting. I also frosted the strawberry cake layers after they spent a few hours in the freezer. 

cream Cheese Buttercream Icing Recipe Every Cake Desserts Need This easy icing recipe made a great crumb cover and holds its dimension quite nicely. 

cream Cheese Buttercream Icing Recipe Every Cake Desserts Need

Not having much experience decorating cakes, I had a good amount of cream cheese buttercream icing still left so I thought I would try my hand in piping some decorations around this birthday cake. Buttercream frosting is best for this sort of thing. 

Heavenly Strawberry Cake with Cream Cheese ButterCream Frosting

I could really use some cake decorating classes but I used a star tip and some disposable pastry bags. Not such a shabby job for a novice. 

cream Cheese Buttercream Icing Recipe Every Cake Desserts Need

 

This easy frosting recipe turned out so nice and I preferred it a little cold. Take the cake out about 30-45 minutes before you are ready to serve. The middle of the cake tasted like cheese cake it was so dense and flavorful. Heavenly Strawberry Cake with cream Cheese Buttercream Icing Recipe

Who wants a bite of this cake so beautifully filled with this cream cheese topping? 

Cream Cheese Buttercream Icing Recipe 

Cream Cheese Buttercream Icing Recipe

Cream Cheese Buttercream Icing Recipe

Yield: 2 tiered cake
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Cream Cheese Buttercream Icing Recipe Every Cake Desserts Need

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, 2 sticks, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup Crisco shortening, I had buttered flavored
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 3 lbs powdered sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 Tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • 2-4 Tablespoons of milk to reach desired consitency

Instructions

  1. Cream the butter and Crisco in a mixing bowl. Mix on low speed for a couple of minutes until smooth and creamy. Add in the vanilla and cream cheese and mix again until very smooth. Gradually add the powdered sugar until it’s all combined. It will be stiff. Add milk until you reach the desired consistency for decorating

Notes

Much thicker than a traditional cream cheese frosting and held up very well.

Nutrition Information
Yield 10
Amount Per Serving Calories 4320 Saturated Fat 92g Cholesterol 368mg Sodium 392mg Carbohydrates 684g Sugar 670g Protein 7g
All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information on stayingclosetohome.com should only be used as a general guideline.
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8 Comments

  1. I love love love buttercream icing. I never knew how to make it, I always thought you bought it. This is a great recipe to keep on hand.

  2. I know even cookies or toast!

  3. Thank you Linda, It is truly a keeper of a recipe.

  4. That looks so decadent and perfect. YUM!

  5. I could eat that frosting by the spoonful! It looks so yummy!

  6. Good to keep this recipe handy, thank you!

  7. Cream cheese frosting is hands down my favorite! I would slather this on everything if I could. 😉

  8. Looks amazing! I would definitely have a slice of that beautiful cake now. Will try this buttercream frosting for my next birthday party 🙂

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