Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
Lemon zest complements the natural tang of cream cheese for an extra-flavorful frosting. When it comes to topping carrot cake, nothing else compares.
||butter, room temperature
||cream cheese, room temperature
||powdered sugar, sifted
||freshly grated lemon zest
|*Cream cheese must be brought to room temperature or the frosting will be lumpy. Allow it to sit out for 8 hours, or overnight, before using.
- In a medium bowl, use an electric mixer to cream butter and cream cheese.
- On low speed, add the powdered sugar, vanilla, and lemon zest.
- Increase the speed and beat until light and fluffy.