At this point you can adjust the … I’m not an experienced baker by any means. This cream cheese frosting is sweetened with honey. More specifically, it's my favorite cupcake frosting recipe, as the perfect complement to my famous vanilla sheet cake cupcakes.. In a standing mixer fit with the paddle attachment, or in a bowl by hand, beat cream cheese and … If someone tries to pipe it please let us know how it goes in the comments below. I haven’t personally tried adding chocolate to this frosting recipe, so I can’t say for sure. Good luck and let me know how it goes! My family loves this recipe, Looking for something to go with my spur of the moment pumpkin muffins and didn't have any powdered sugar on hand. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I create simple, healthy recipes that have food allergy adaptations, whenever possible. I sweeten with maple syrup as I am not a honey fan EXCEPT for Baklava…? I hope this helps. Add one soft cream cheese package at a time and mix on very low speed only. Hi there, I'm Emily. You saved my son’s birthday cupcakes :). blue ribbon, here i come! I think I like milk too much lol cornstarch definitely did the trick to thicken it back upyummy yummy yummy :-p, Hi Jen, so glad to hear that you enjoyed the frosting!!! Delicious tastes like a Carmel Apple dip or Taffy apple salad I’ve had! Enjoy your cake. YES! The frosting tastes sooo good! Thanks. Oh, you can totally freeze this recipe and make the most amazing cheesecake ice cream ever. Natural, minimal processed, beautiful golden honey. Thank you Emily for responding! Repeat process and add vanilla extract. I had my 2yr old help me for her brother’s first birthday, and we loved ‘snitching’ frosting while we put it on his cake. This is a great recipe. I’m so glad to hear that you enjoyed the recipe, Randi. I’ve been making this cream cheese icing for years! Thanks so much for sharing! It should be good for at least a week, maybe up to 2 weeks. Learn how to make Cream Cheese Frosting recipe with only 3 ingredients! Powdered sugar feels wrong in my mouth and yet, I love the powdered sugar on those 6 little powdered donus that come in those small tubular packages. this one is TOTALLY sweetened with honey!!!! But first, before the carrot cake, I am here to talk about the frosting. Add 1 tablespoon of corn starch and mix until well incorporated. That’s great to know that you were able to make adjustments as you went, and that it still tasted good. My kids and I loved the taste of this frosting. 🙂, Tag @RobustRecipes on Instagram and hashtag it #RobustRecipes, 56 Comments Filed Under: 10 Ingredients or less, 30 Minutes, or Less, Baking, Cakes, Desserts, Easy, Egg Free, Fall, Frostings, Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free, Spring, Summer, Vegetarian, Winter Tagged With: Baking, Dessert, Easy, frosting, Gluten Free, refined-sugar free, vegetarian. ... Honey Cake with Sour Cream Frosting Olga in the Kitchen. Thanks! Have made this and it’s delicious! 2 large egg yolks. Let me know how it goes :). It was great with the muffins, but not for my waistline , No Powdered Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting calories. Once I have made my cake and use this icing recipe, can you leave the cake at room temperature or do you have to keep the cake in the refridgerator. And how much milk did you add? However, I wouldn’t recommend keeping the cake at room temperature for longer then a couple of hours since cream cheese is supposed to be kept in the refrigerator. I think that the powdered sugar in a frosting recipe is the same as the powdered sugar used to dust donuts. So, it could be the mass amount of powdered sugar you don’t like the feel of in your mouth. In the bowl of an electric mixer with whisk attachment whisk the cream cheese, vanilla, and granulated sugar … Mix the softened butter and powdered sugar first to create air pockets in the butter and trap them inside to aerate the mixture. Instructions. I love that it’s more “naturally” sweetened for my babies, too! And tangy yum. It is no wonder why this is such a popular recipe! Hi Roukie, I have never used meringue powder before, so I can’t say for sure. Hi Terri, Thank you for pointing this out. Please let me know how it turns out, I would love to know. Although, yes, both sugars are sucrose, there can be a health advantage to subbing the less processed sugars for the more processed sugars whenever possible. This is definitely just almost sweet, so like a dark vs milk chocolate sweet. Makes 3 1/4 cups or 7.5 dl Get a mixer and combine the cream cheese and butter together. I love the idea of not using icing powder, I will use honey as my sweetener. Delicious tastes like a Carmel Apple dip or Taffy apple salad I’ve had! If I had things my way, every cake and every cupcake would be be buried beneath a mountain of cream cheese frosting. I think that the cocoa powder would help to thicken up the frosting so I would omit the cornstarch until the end to decide if you need it. Cream Cheese Frosting Cream Cheese, 1 pack of 8 ounces Heavy Whipping Cream, 1½ cups Granulated Sugar, 1 cup Vanilla Extract, 1 teaspoon Just make sure to allow the frosting to come to room temp again before you go to frost anything next time. This is my family favorite BEST cream cheese frosting recipe! That’s awesome Brandi! Glad to hear that it worked out for you without corn starch. Next time I’ll try more butter from the beginning. Thank you!! ★☆ P.S. Cream cheese frosting…without powdered sugar, to be exact. Easy, No-Bake Icing. Instead, you cook a sweet, thickened milk mixture and then whip cream cheese and butter into that. Yes, actually there is a method for making frostings without powdered sugar by cooking a milk and flour and sugar mixture together on the stove, allowing it to cool then adding that to your whipped cream cheese. I want my frosting to be simple, quick, easy, and done in 10 minutes. It just makes my teeth and stomach hurt thinking about it. My family love, It is delicious, I substituted 1/2 the brown sugar for white so it wouldn't be overly sweet. Powdered sugar dissolves easily in cool milk and butter in a standard buttercream recipe, but extra effort is needed when using granulated sugar so the frosting isn't gritty. Especially when you’re already baking a cake. Hi Maria, what kind of sweetener did you use? I have not tried piping this frosting, although I imagine it might work well, I don’t have any experience with how the consistency of piped frosting should look or act. 1 tablespoon vanilla extract. 🙂, […] moist and spicy. Just used this recipe to create frosting for my first attempt at Carrot Cake. With an electric mixer, whip egg whites, vanilla extract and sugar until stiff peaks form. This is a frosting, not only make for your desserts, but also as a guilty comfort food snack if you have leftovers. It sounds like you had such a fun time baking together. Your email address will not be published. I used an 8oz of cream cheese block, 1/4 cup cocoa powder plus 2 tablespoons (I wanted it chocolatey,) 4 tbsp of maple syrup. Perfect Frosting (for a Perfect Cream Cheese Sugar Cookie) The other half of these chewy cream cheese cookies is the frosting. I have a question. The popularity of this recipe has a lot to do with the flexibility of a great tasting frosting that just so happens to also be without sugar… Since there is only 1 to 2 tablespoons of raw cornstarch in 1 1/2 cups of frosting,then it is unlikely that it will cause stomach upset for the majority of people. She and I loved dipping blackberries in the leftover frosting, too. That being said, you can also make this frosting using arrowroot starch instead of cornstarch, if you prefer. Hi Sue, Sorry to heart that you didn’t enjoy the frosting recipe. Thanks so much for sharing what you did, I will have to give it a try myself because I love chocolate anything!    How long can it be stored in refrigerator and used? Another chocolate cheesecake frosting recipe adds 1/2 cup cocoa powder, any idea what could happen to recipe if I do that? Used 3T of the cornstarch because after the 2nd T, was still runny! 3 large eggs. Do you think maybe cornstarch could be replaced with merringue powder? It’s made with no powdered sugar. Thanks for sharing. Thanks again for the kind comment and review. Once no lumps remain, scrape bowl well and add another cream cheese package. 🙂. Terms & Conditions. Sugar. Loved this recipe (before adding the cornstarch) even better than normal cream cheese icing!    Only add the sweetener at the end, gradually, to taste. 2 cups granulated sugar. Regardless, thank you so much for this recipe! I absolutely loved this recipe, after reading the comments I was a little sceptical, although I've never actually tasted dogfood, but if this icing is an indication of how it tastes then their lucky pooches out there. so glad it worked out for your Miriam. I personally have not used it for piping, however it does have a very similar consistency to cream cheese frosting made with powdered sugar so I imagine it would work well. Tried this recipe but turned out runny and can taste the cornstarch. That’s great to hear that your Son’s Birthday cupcakes turned out so well. My favorite recipes to share are desserts that contain nutritious ingredients, while still tasting decadent. Love!!! This whipped cream cheese frosting is made by whipping heavy cream into a sugar and cream cheese base. … You could always add another tablespoon of corn starch to stiffen it up a bit, more milk to thin it out a bit if needed. Hi, if I wanted to add cocoa powder to make it chocolatey do you know how much I could add? It was easy but I hated the lingering taste & texture of the raw cornstarch in the icing. But, is there even such a thing? Your recipe was a life saver, I’d made failed chocolate buttercream for my son’s birthday and had no chocolator sugar left, and hardly any butter (pandemic times). At Robust Recipes you will find food that will make you feel as good as it tastes. I would start small and play with adding small amounts as you go until you reach the consistency and taste that you like. Figured the cake will be sweet so with the frosting, perfect sweet level. In the bowl of a stand mixer (or in a bowl using an electric mixer), combine butter and cream cheese and beat until fluffy. Add in your powdered sugar one cup at a time. ★☆. Let me know how it goes. That is a significant difference in the amount of sugar used. To fix the current batch of frosting I would suggest doubling the amount of ingredients except for the sweetener, milk, and corn starch. Being a Canadian I always have some maple syrup and I had a brick of cream cheese in the fridge. Actually I’m not a frostings fan and I only bake for my kids birthdays so my experience is limited! I actually froze my low carb pumpkin cupcakes with this cream cheese frosting and ate them as frozen treats! The strawberries sound like a great way to enjoy it. Powdered. A cream cheese frosting without butter for me kind of tastes like ice cream. Are my expectations too high for a cream cheese frosting? Yes, you read that right. 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