Cream Cheese Buttercream
Updated: Apr 5, 2021
Yield: enough to fill and ice and 8 inch cake
What do you need....
3 lbs cream cheese
2 lbs unsalted butter
1 lb powdered sugar
1 tablespoon Madagascar bourbon vanilla bean paste (or vanilla extract)
How to make it....
Make sure all ingredients are at room temperature before mixing.
Cream the cream cheese in a stand mixer with a paddle until smooth (medium speed for a couple minutes).
Add butter and mix until incorporated.
Add vanilla and sugar and blend on low speed until incorporated.
Switch the attachment to a whip. Whip on high until light and fluffy.