Creamy-buttery perfectly sweetened cream cheese frosting. Top your favorite cakes and cupcakes with this simple frosting recipe.
In a large bowl beat together the room temperature cream cheese and butter until smooth. Mix in the vanilla extract beating until light and fluffy.
Gradually add 2 cups of the powdered sugar into the butter mixture. Making sure to mix well. Gradually add the remaining 2 ½ or 2 ¾ cups of powdered sugar. The ½ or ¾ will depend on how thick you like your frosting. I find that 4 ½ cups of powdered sugar is the perfect amount for me.
Store in an airtight container or frost your favorite cake. This recipe covers one 9x13 cake or the sides and the top of two 8 or 9 inch round cakes.