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Kittencal's Best Cream Cheese Frosting (Extra Creamy Option)

“This makes the most wonderful creamy dreamy frosting and to make this even more creamy and fluffy add in 1-2 cups thawed Cool Whip frozen topping start with 1 cup and add in more until desired texture, this frosting freezes well ----- for coconut-cream cheese frosting add in 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon coconut extract and reduce the vanilla to 1 teaspoon, also add in 1/2 cup sweetened flaked or shredded coconut at the end of beating”
3 cups

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 118.29 ml butter, room temperature (no subs!)
  • 226.79 g package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 9.85 ml vanilla (if possible use clear vanilla)
  • 29.58 ml whipping cream, unwhipped (for the best texture use only whipping cream)
  • 828.06 ml confectioners' sugar, sifted (more if needed, must be sifted)
  • food coloring (optional)
  • 236.59-473.18 ml cool whip frozen whipped topping, thawed (optional)


  1. Cream the cream cheese, butter, vanilla and the whipping cream until light and fluffy (about 2 minutes).
  2. Add in the sifted confectioners sugar; beat until frosting consistency, (adding more icing sugar or whipping cream if needed until the right consistency is achieved).
  3. Add in food coloring if using.
  4. OPTIONAL; add in 1 cup of Cool Whip frozen topping and beat on low speed with an electric mixer until just blended (add in more Cool Whip until desired texture is achieved).

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