Cinnamon

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

October 15, 2013
Author Notes

I like this slathered on chai spiced cupcakes. Or on my fingers. Or on a spoon. All are acceptable forms to eat this fluffy, spicy, tangy frosting that instantly imparts magic on anything it touches. —Amanda Shulman

  • Makes enough to frost 12 cupcakes
Ingredients
  • 6 tablespoons softened butter
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1 pinch cardamom
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. In a bowl fitted with an electric cream the butter and cream cheese together. Gradually add the powdered sugar and on slow speed mix it in. Once mixed, add the vanilla, heavy cream and spices. Whip on high for 5 minutes until light, fluffy, and about double in size.

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