Pair this maple cream cheese frosting with our recipe for Carrot-Cake Mini Cupcakes for a treat that's sure to please everyone's sweet tooth.


Recipe Summary

Makes enough for 42 mini cupcakes


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat cream cheese and butter together until smooth. Add maple syrup, vanilla, and confectioners' sugar; continue beating until well combined and smooth.


Reviews (8)

57 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 13
  • 4 star values: 22
  • 3 star values: 14
  • 2 star values: 6
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 3 stars
The recipe as is was runny. Had to double the quantity of powedered sugar. Taste great.
Rating: Unrated
for those who are not big on sweets, i didn't have powdered sugar so i swapped it with dark brown sugar and it kept a bit of the sour creeam cheese flavor and matched the maple. no problems with clumps either
Rating: Unrated
Tooooooo sweet!! Use one cup sugar
Rating: Unrated
I used this frosting with Martha's spicy pumpkin bundt cake and it was perfect! I agree, very good with any spiced cake. Thinking about trying it with a spicy apple cake. It might be an overload of fall flavors or it might be fabulous...I'm hoping for the latter!
Rating: Unrated
This is a great idea for the cupcakes i am making for my sons birthday party this weekend. I definitely will have to try this.
Rating: Unrated
Great frosting. I put it on yellow butter cream cup cakes. I only put 1/2 teaspoon of the maple syrup. Delish!
Rating: Unrated
The frosting was most excellent! I loved the hint of the maple syrup. I used organic syrup so it wasnt an overpowering sweetness, it was just perfect. i added too much vanilla extract, so i just added a few more spoonfulls of cream cheese. Definately a keeper, good to top off any spiced baked good.
Rating: Unrated
This frosting is yummy. I left out the maple syrup so it would be a little less sweet.