Cream Cheese Frosting

Classic, creamy, EASY Cream Cheese Frosting recipe. This frosting is SO good on banana bread, pumpkin cupcakes, red velvet cake, and so much more!

Classic, creamy, EASY Cream Cheese Frosting recipe

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My favorite topping on just about anything is cream cheese frosting. I use it on banana bread, cinnamon rolls, cookie bars, and cupcakes just to name a few things.

This particular recipe is my very favorite, and with only 4 simple ingredients!! Fewer ingredients = always better in my book.

But don’t be fooled into thinking that such a simple recipe produces a subpar frosting. This is pure cream cheese deliciousness. It’s smooth and creamy, sweet and tart, everything that you ever want your cream cheese frosting to be.

Classic, creamy, EASY Cream Cheese Frosting recipe

Enjoy! And don’t forget to enter to win my KitchenAid giveaway!!

My Favorite Cream Cheese Frosting

Classic, creamy, EASY Cream Cheese Frosting recipe


8 ounces cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup butter, softened

2 cup powdered sugar

2 tsp vanilla


Beat together the butter and cream cheese until smooth.

Mix in the powdered sugar a cup at a time and vanilla until smooth.

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Classic, creamy, EASY Cream Cheese Frosting recipe

Ashton Swank

Ashton is the owner and author of Something Swanky. Although first and foremost a wife and mother, she considers herself an online entrepreneur, freelance writer and photographer, and brand ambassador. Her focus is in food styling, food photography and recipe development.