Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting

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I think I’m in love with this brown sugar cream cheese frosting! I came up with this recipe when I wanted to incorporate brown sugar into my frosting. I saw several recipes online but decided to adapt my creamy cream cheese frosting to create this brown sugar cream cheese frosting. I made it and was instantly hooked. The brown sugar adds a hint of caramel to the frosting.

How To Make Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting

Brown sugar cream cheese frosting ingredients photographed from above on a wooden surface.

To create this delicious frosting you’ll need cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar, brown sugar, butter, vanilla extract and lemon zest.

 

Brown sugar cream cheese frosting recipe photos showing step by step process of adding cream cheese, butter, brown sugar and vanilla extract to a bowll

Add cream cheese, butter, brown sugar and vanilla extract to a bowl.

 

Brown sugar cream cheese frosting recipe photos showing the process of adding lemon zest, mixing the ingredients till creamy, adding the confectioners' sugar and mixing till creamy.

Add lemon zest and mix till creamy. Next, add the confectioners’ sugar in increments to the frosting and mix till creamy and fully incorporated.

 

Brown sugar cream cheese frosting zoomed in photo with a spatula mixing the frosting.

That’s it, that’s all you need to do to get this delicious frosting.

 

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This topping is perfect for cakes and cupcakes.

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Brown sugar cream cheese frosting is delicious as a topping for cupcakes or filling for cakes. The brown sugar adds a hint of caramel to the frosting. #frosting #recipe #recipes #creamcheese.
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Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting
Brown sugar cream cheese frosting is delicious as a topping for cupcakes or filling for cakes. The brown sugar adds a hint of caramel to the frosting.
Brown sugar cream cheese frosting is delicious as a topping for cupcakes or filling for cakes. The brown sugar adds a hint of caramel to the frosting.
Votes: 11
Rating: 4.18
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Type Toppings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings
cups
Ingredients
Type Toppings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings
cups
Ingredients
Brown sugar cream cheese frosting is delicious as a topping for cupcakes or filling for cakes. The brown sugar adds a hint of caramel to the frosting.
Votes: 11
Rating: 4.18
You:
Rate this recipe!
Instructions
  1. Add cream cheese, butter, brown sugar, vanilla extract and lemon zest to a bow and mix till creamy. Next, add the confectioners' sugar in increments to the frosting and mix till creamy and fully incorporated.
  2. Use the frosting to frost cupcakes or us it as a topping or filling for cakes.
Recipe Notes

Please note that the cup measurements in this recipe are approximate. I have added cups for those that prefer using cups. The recipe is most accurate using weights measurements.

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