Cream Cheese Frosting – Delicious Dish Tuesday


SIGH. Ugh. Blah! We are sleep training our on year old this week, I am exhausted! So here is my lazy edition of DDT. Thanks to Coping With Frugality and Full Time Mama for helping us share our recipes each week!


¬†Hello Kitty cupcakes for my daughter’s 4th birthday!

What you need:

(1) 8 oz. package of cream cheese (softened)

(1) stick of butter (softened)

3 – 4 C. powdered sugar

1 C. Cool Whip (or homemade whipped cream)


Octopus and Aquarium cupcakes for my daughter’s 3rd birthday!

What you do:

1) Cream the cream cheese and butter in a stand mixer (or with beaters) until well combined.

2) Mixing in low (to avoid getting powdered), add 1 cup of powdered sugar at a time

**If you like more cream cheesy tasting frosting, use 3 C. powdered sugar, if you don’t, use 4 cups!**

3) Gently fold in the whipped cream until just combined


That’s it! Easy peezy! And this recipe will usually yield some extra for snacks :-)



- To make chocolate cream cheese frosting, use less powdered sugar and substitute cocoa powder to taste

- If you plan on dying the frosting, add the dye while you are creaming the butter and cream cheese


  1. I LOVE cream cheese frosting!!!!!!! It’s okay to just eat it by itself, right? ;)
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