Cream Cheese Icing
Review Recipe

Best Ever Cream Cheese Frosting

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 cups
Author Holly N.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
This is the best homemadeCream Cheese Frosting. It’s rich and creamy with just the right amount of sweetness and a hint of lemon. This is the perfect topper for banana cake, red velvet, carrot cake and so much more!
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  • 8 oz cream cheese , room temperature
  • 1/3 cup butter , softened
  • 3 to 3.5 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice (or vanilla)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest (optional)

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  1. Combine cream cheese and butter with a mixer on medium speed until smooth and creamy. Mix in lemon juice (and lemon zest if using).
  2. Add in powdered sugar a bit at a time until fluffy.
  3. Do not overmix.

  4. Store up to 5 days in the refrigerator.

Recipe Notes

*Nutrition calculated using a serving size of 1 Tablespoon. Recipe will make about 2.5 cups of frosting.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 33, Fat: 3g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 10mg, Sodium: 31mg, Potassium: 7mg, Vitamin A: 125%, Vitamin C: 0.1%, Calcium: 6%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword cream cheese frosting