Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
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Cream Cheese Frosting spiced up with Cinnamon and just a touch of cloves, this frosting pairs wonderfully with a spice cake.
Recipe type: Dessert | Frosting
Frosting: (For 8 or 9 inch 3 or 4 layer cake)
  • 12 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 4 cups confectioners’ (powdered) sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, butter, and vanilla; use an electric hand mixer or wooden spoon and beat together until mixture is smooth. Add powdered sugar; beat until frosting is smooth and creamy. Add cinnamon and cloves and beat until thoroughly combined.
  2. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Using an offset spatula, spread frosting between layers and over top and sides of cake. Decorate cake as desired. Refrigerate leftovers.
Recipe Notes
Method: Electric Mixer Storage: Refrigerate Yield: About 4 cups
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