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Perfect Cream Cheese Frosting

Recipe photo courtesy of Pål Allan

Vegetable cakes (such as carrot and zucchini) are the perfect platform for swoops of this tangy cream cheese frosting.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, September 2010
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  • cynthialwoods
    21 JAN, 2019
    This is my favorite cream cheese frosting. It's the perfect topping for carrot cake, lemon cake, and even my white chocolate raspberry cake because it's rich, sweet, but not overpowering. I love it.
  • MS12235500
    1 APR, 2018
    This was absolutely delicious! I used a med setting on the mixer and even eased up into the higher settings for the last minute of mixing and it was fantastic! I’m trying not to eat all of it before it makes it to the cake!
  • Chrmeltho2
    15 SEP, 2014
    I made this recipe for the first time today and loved it! I almost didn't try it because of the negative review that I saw posted, but mine turned out exactly like the picture; it was fluffy and delicious. =) I'm definitely adding it to my collection.
  • demidempsey
    5 DEC, 2010
    I have made cc frosting in the past, but forgot the ingredients so came to MS. I always go to this website because every reciepe is amazing...but this won was a little like and did not make a good frosting, I let it refrigerate to help, I made it work in a crunch. Made enough for a three tier cake and some. The only reciepe that has been bad..would not recomend..

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