Frosting helps seal in a cake’s moisture, and add another element of flavor and texture. The key to frosting a cake well is to make sure the layers are cool and free of crumbs before you apply the frosting.
A great cream cheese frosting recipe is essential to have because it’s delightfully rich and creamy, and goes well with a variety of different desserts. I have to admit it’s one of my families favorite frosting recipes. I’ve made Carrot Cake, Raspberry Chocolate Cake, and cupcakes many times using this frosting recipe and they all pair perfectly!
A basic delicious rich cream cheese frosting for cakes and cupcakes!
- Mix all ingredients with a stand mixer or a hand mixer.
- For a slight lemony flavor, add a small amount of lemon juice.