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The BEST Cream Cheese Frosting recipe ever! So rich and creamy, perfect for carrot cake, banana cake and whoopie pies!

Cream Cheese Frosting

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 16
Author: Amy Duska


  • 16 oz. cream cheese room temperature
  • 2 sticks of butter room temperature
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla paste or extract
  • 2 cups powdered sugar


  • Cream the cream cheese and butter together in a large bowl until light and fluffy. I use an electric hand mixer.
  • Add the powdered sugar and vanilla paste and continue to beat until smooth and well combined.
  • If the mixture is too thick, add a tablespoon of milk to thin it out.
  • Store covered in the refrigerator until ready to use.


Serving: 3tablespoons | Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 92mg | Potassium: 39mg | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 380IU | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 0.1mg