Basic Cream Cheese Frosting

This recipe delivers a basic cream cheese frosting using just butter, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla.

Beat softened butter and cream cheese until well blended. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat until creamy.


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

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