Maple Cream Cheese Frosting
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Creamy and rich Maple cream Cheese Frosting, perfect on maple cupcakes or flavors such as pumpkin or applesauce spice. Cakes frosted with a cream cheese frosting should always be refrigerated until ready to serve.
Recipe type: Dessert | Cake Frosting
  • 12 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup, preferably grade B
  • 4 cups confectioners’ (powdered) sugar
  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, butter, and maple syrup; 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. Tip: If frosting seems too soft for piping, refrigerate 30 minutes or longer for the desired consistency.
  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.
Recipe Notes
Equipment: Electric Mixer Method: Electric Mixer or By Hand Yield: 4 Cups Storage: Refrigerate or Freeze

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