Best Cream Cheese Frosting

Place the softened butter and cream cheese in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. If you don’t have a stand mixer, a hand mixer will work just fine. Beat the mixture on medium speed until it’s creamy and free of lumps (about 2-3 minutes).

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Reduce the mixer speed to low and add in the vanilla extract and salt. Mix until just combined.

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Gradually add the sifted powdered sugar, about a half cup at a time, with the mixer still on low (to prevent a sugar storm). Once all the sugar is added, increase the speed to medium and beat until the frosting is light (about 1-2 minutes).

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Your cream cheese frosting is now ready. Your cakes or cupcakes should be cool before spreading or piping the frosting on.

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Full recipe & nutritional info on bakedbree.com