ULTIMATE ITALIAN CREAM CAKE YOU MUST TRY
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CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

The perfect cream cheese frosting for an Italian Cream Cake, Carrot Cake, cupcakes, and more.
Prep Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3 cups
Calories: 1446kcal
Author: Diane Roark

Ingredients

  • 12 ounce package cream cheese cold
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 5 cups Confectioners Sugar sifted
  • 1 cup pecans chopped
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla pure
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Using an electric mixer, cream the cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy.
  • Sift the Confectioner's sugar and gradually add the sugar to the cream cheese and butter.  Beat until light and fluffy. 
  • Stir in vanilla and pecans.

Notes

  • 2 cups chopped pecans, depending on if you want to decorate the sides of the cake with pecans.  If decorating the sides of the cake with pecans, you can leave the pecans out of the frosting.
  • Add more Confectioners sugar if you are going to pipe with this frosting.

Nutrition

Calories: 1446kcal | Carbohydrates: 217g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 62g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 369mg | Potassium: 490mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 202g | Vitamin A: 1540IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 140mg | Iron: 2.3mg