Cream Cheese Frosting

This frosting is nicely balanced between tangy and sweet, and spreads beautifully. It's the perfect complement for gingerbread, carrot cake, or pumpkin cake. A little chopped candied ginger on top dresses things up nicely.

Our guarantee: This is a spreadable frosting, quick to make and well balanced between sweet and tangy.

15 mins
15 mins
3 cups
Cream Cheese Frosting


  1. Combine the butter, the cream cheese and the vanilla in a medium sized bowl, and beat them together until they are light and fluffy.

  2. Add the sugar gradually, beating well.

  3. Stir in the nuts and/or ginger if desired.

  4. Add the milk a little at a time, until the frosting is a spreadable consistency.