Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream cheese frosting is a favorite for cupcakes, muffins. Perfect carrot cake, pumpkin muffins.  Yummy goodness!

8oz Cream Cheese - Room Temperature
1/2 Cup (1 Stick) Unsalted Butter - Room Temperature
1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
2-3 Cups Powdered Sugar - Sifted
Food Coloring (Optional)

Beat butter and cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth.  Add vanilla. Gradually beat in powdered sugar in small amounts. Beat for 3-4 minutes, until very smooth.

It is important that the cream cheese and butter are at room temperature before beating.

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