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Cream Cheese Frosting

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 1/2 cups

Use this recipe to make Bryan Vietmeier's Take 5 Carrot Cupcakes.

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  1. 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  2. 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  3. 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  4. 1 3/4 cups confectioners' sugar (8 ounces)
  1. In a bowl, using an electric mixer, beat the butter with the cream cheese until smooth. Beat in the vanilla and confectioners' sugar, then beat at high speed until the frosting is light and fluffy.
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