FAUX Cream Cheese Frosting (small batch)
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This tastes like cream cheese frosting, but there is no cream cheese in this recipe. This small batch is great for topping carrot cake, or other cakes that don't need layers of frosting.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 1 cup
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons milk or heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1.8 teaspoon/pinch salt
  • 1 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  1. In a bowl with a mixer or an immersion blender with whip attachment (great for small batches) with the whip attachment or a hand whisk mix butter until creamy, whip in milk/cream, vinegar, vanilla, lemon juice, and salt together.
  2. Add in powdered sugar, and whisk it until smooth, keep whipping if it looks like it's not blending it just needs more mixing.
Recipe by Created by Diane at https://www.createdby-diane.com/2021/03/skillet-carrot-cake.html