Basic Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Serves: 12 Save

Ingredients (5)

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons​ cream or milk, more as needed
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract, or vanilla bean paste
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • Pinch of kosher salt


Learn how to make this recipe at The Spruce Eats