Brown sugar cream cheese icing

Brown sugar cream cheese icing


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About this recipe: This is an alternative to the classic cream cheese frosting recipe, using brown sugar and honey instead of icing sugar. My Husband and I use it on Banana or Carrot Cake.

Anne Brothers & Rick Smetzer

Serves: 10 

  • 200g cream cheese, softened
  • 25g unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons light brown soft sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Prep:15min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. Melt butter and allow to cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, butter, brown sugar, vanilla and almond extract. Beat with an electric mixer. When mixture starts to stiffen, stop mixer and add honey.
  3. Continue to beat until light and fluffy. Do not over mix, or it will collapse.
  4. Spread immediately and store cake in fridge.

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