This truly is the Best Cream Cheese Frosting and perfect for all your spring cakes!
3.84 from 31 votes

Best Cream Cheese Frosting

This truly is the BEST CREAM CHEESE FROSTING! It is light and fluffy and is the perfect frosting to go with your red velvet, carrot or hummingbird cakes!!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 cups
Calories 830kcal
Author Aubrey Cota


  • 16 oz. cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar sifted
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract


  • using the whisk attachment of a stand mixer beat together on medium speed the cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy
  • turn down the speed of the mixer and slowly add in the confectioners' sugar and vanilla extract, scraping down the sides of the bowl as you go
  • once all the sugar and vanilla is incorporated, turn up the speed to medium high and beat for 2 minutes, until frosting is light and fluffy.
  • refrigerate until ready to use


Calories: 830kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 61g | Saturated Fat: 36g | Cholesterol: 185mg | Sodium: 368mg | Potassium: 156mg | Sugar: 62g | Vitamin A: 2230IU | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 0.4mg