Cream Cheese Frosting

This is a wonderfully creamy cream cheese frosting that goes well with pumpkin cake, carrot cake, chocolate cake, banana cake and more. If you want chocolate frosting, add 4 to 8 tablespoons of best quality cocoa powder, according to how rich you want it.


Serves: 24

  • 450g cream cheese, softened
  • 125g butter, softened
  • 250g sieved icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Prep: 10min › Ready in: 10min

  1. In a medium bowl, cream together the cream cheese and butter until creamy.
  2. Mix in the vanilla, then gradually stir in the icing sugar.
  3. Store in the refrigerator after use.

Hints & tips

Best made using full fat cream cheese, take care not to over-mix!

This yummy recipe is adapted from Janni’s post here: