No cupcake is complete without frosting. Cream cheese frosting is one of the most popular frostings. Cream cheese frosting is very easy to make and is often seen on red velvet cupcakes. It's soft, creamy & easy to use on the cupcakes.
Unsalted butter - 1 stick
Cream cheese - 6 oz
Baker's sugar - 1 3/4 cups
Vanilla extract - 1/2 tsp
Make sure all of the ingredients are at room temperature.
In a mixing bowl, whisk butter until light and creamy (on medium speed using an electric mixer or hand mixer). Add cream cheese and beat until fluffy. Slowly add sugar and continue to mix. Finally, add the vanilla extract and mix until it has a creamy consistency.
- This frosting can be stored in refrigerator for upto 3 days.
- You can add cinnamon/nutmeg/mini chocolate chips/heavy cream to create different flavors.