Cream Cheese FrostingCuisinart Original Recipe
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.