Coconut Cake Frosting
This delicious coconut cake frosting recipe is courtesy of Robert Carter from the Peninsula Grill, in Charleston, South Carolina.
- Yield: Makes enough for 1 cake
Source: The Martha Stewart Show, July Summer 2007
- 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
- 8 ounces cream cheese
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 5 cups confectioners' sugar
- 1 vanilla bean, scraped
Place butter and cream cheese in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment; beat until creamy.
With mixer on low speed, slowly add vanilla extract, seeds from vanilla bean, and confectioners' sugar. Continue beating until smooth and creamy, about 3 minutes.