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 Cream Cheese Icing for Cupcakes Recipes
Cream cheese icing for cupcakes
Cream cheese, butter and icing sugar with a drop of vanilla makes a sophisticated topping for cupcakes.

KEY POINTS

 Pre-cooking Time:  15 minutes  Cooking Time:

  None

 How Difficult  Easy  Freeze?   No
 Servings

 15 toppings

INGREDIENTS
Make sure the cream cheese and butter are at room temperature before using them in this recipe.

COOK'S NOTES
Mixing the ingredients requires a food blender unless the butter and cream cheese are at warm room temperature. Even then, mixing by hand is hard work.

Beware the icing sugar! It gets everywhere.

 Ingredients

Metric

Imperial

USA

 Cream Cheese 250 grams 9 oz Heaped cup
 Butter 150 grams 5 oz ∕ cup
 Icing (confectioners) sugar 400 grams 14 oz 3∕ cups
 Vanilla essence teaspoon
 Food colouring Optional, see Cook's Notes above

WHAT SPECIAL KITCHEN EQUIPMENT?
Food mixer or strong muscles!

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PREPARATION
Add all the ingredients to the food mixer bowl and blend at full speed for 30 seconds. That's it!

Spread the icing over the cup cake. For the final smoothing use a knife warmed in hot water to obtain a smooth finish.


Cream cheese topping decorated Decorate with whatever takes your fancy. We sprinkled a few chocolate pieces over the cream cheese topping and then crowned the creation with a Love Heart sweet.

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