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Cream Cheese Frosting - 2 cups (for standmixer)

A classic cream cheese frosting, perfect for a variety of cakes, especially carrot and chocolate.



2¾       cups confectioners’ sugar

1          8-ounce package cream cheese, at room temperature

4          tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature

1          teaspoon pure vanilla extract


Sift the sugar into a small bowl and reserve.

Place cream cheese in the Cuisinart™ mixing bowl. Insert the flat mixing paddle. Turn to speed 3 and beat cheese until smooth in consistency. Add butter and beat until it is smooth and incorporated with the cheese. With the stand mixer running on speed 2 slowly pour the sugar into the mixing bowl until all is incorporated. Mix in vanilla.

Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to set.


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Makes 2 cups

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This recipe can be prepared using the following Cuisinart® products:
7 Quart Stand Mixer
5.5 Quart Stand Mixer

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