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Cream Cheese Frosting
You can't beat this classic cream cheese frosting recipe! It's rich and creamy, a little bit tangy, and perfect with so many desserts!
- ½ cup unsalted butter
- 8 oz cream cheese softenened
- 5 cups confectioners sugar
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- dash of salt
- 3-4 tablespoons milk
Place butter and cream cheese in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. Beat on medium speed until smooth, about 1 minute.
Reduce the speed to low, slowly add confectioners, and beat until fully incorporated and smooth, about 3 minutes. Stop the mixer and scrape down the paddle and sides of the bowl with a rubber spatula.
Add vanilla and salt. Mixing completely.
Add milk one tablespoon at a time until it's a smooth consistency.
Turn mixer to high and beat until light and fluffy.