[Velvety] Cream Cheese Frosting: Only 3 Ingredients Needed!

3-ingredient Cream Cheese Frosting

[Velvety] Cream Cheese Frosting: Only 3 Ingredients Needed!

The easy and delicious 3-ingredient cream cheese frosting recipe is ready in just 10 minutes.

You need powdered sugar, cream cheese, and vanilla for this fluffy and yummy recipe.

This easy cream cheese frosting with granulated sugar is perfectly smooth and tastes awesome on top of cakes, cupcakes, cookies, brownies, and bars. 

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easy cream cheese frosting with granulated sugar

3-ingredient Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups powdered sugar or more, sifted
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Take cream cheese and butter in a large bowl and beat them until smooth. Then add vanilla and powdered sugar and continue beating until fluffy and combined.
  2. Taste and add a pinch of salt and more sugar and vanilla if needed.
  3. Cream cheese frosting with melted butter is ready—Frost on cakes or other desserts or store 3 ingredient cream cheese frosting in the refrigerator for 3 to 5 days.

3 ingredient cream cheese frosting

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10 thoughts on “[Velvety] Cream Cheese Frosting: Only 3 Ingredients Needed!”

  1. Just tried this Cream Cheese Frosting on my red velvet cupcakes, and it was a hit! The frosting was so creamy and had just the right amount of sweetness. It piped beautifully on the cupcakes. Will be using this recipe from now on!

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  2. This Cream Cheese Frosting recipe is a keeper! I used it for a carrot cake, and it complemented it perfectly. It was easy to spread, and the flavor was spot on – not too sweet, with that distinct cream cheese tang. Delicious!

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  3. Made this frosting for a batch of cinnamon rolls and it was divine! The texture was smooth and it spread like a dream. I appreciated the tip about having the cream cheese and butter at room temperature. It really made a difference.

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  4. I’ve been looking for the perfect cream cheese frosting recipe and I think I’ve finally found it! This one is light, fluffy, and flavorful. It was the perfect topping for my pumpkin spice cake. Everyone asked for the recipe!

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  5. Absolutely love this Cream Cheese Frosting! It’s so versatile – I’ve used it on everything from cupcakes to banana bread. It’s always smooth and easy to work with. Plus, it’s not overly sweet, which is exactly how I like it.

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  6. Wow, this Cream Cheese Frosting is amazing! I used it on a chocolate cake, and the contrast between the rich cake and the light, tangy frosting was perfect. It’s easy to make and tastes way better than store-bought.

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  7. I made this frosting for my daughter’s birthday cake, and it was a massive success. It’s rich and creamy with just the right amount of sweetness. It spread on the cake effortlessly and looked great. This will be my go-to frosting recipe from now on.

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  8. This Cream Cheese Frosting recipe is fantastic! I used it to frost a batch of lemon cupcakes, and it added the perfect tangy-sweet touch. The instructions were clear and easy to follow, making for a smooth and fluffy frosting.

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  9. Tried this Cream Cheese Frosting on some brownies and it transformed them into something special. The frosting was so good – creamy, tangy, and not too sweet. It’s incredibly easy to make, and I’ll definitely be using this recipe again.

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  10. I’m not usually one to leave reviews, but this Cream Cheese Frosting deserves it! I used it for a spice cake, and the balance of flavors was perfect. It’s easy to make, pipes well, and tastes delicious. Highly recommend giving it a try!

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