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Cupcake Icing

Last Modified: 01/11/08
First Published: 10/25/07
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Here is a great icing recipe for any cupcake. cupcake icingThis icing is not not too sweet and has a perfect consistency. Mix in any coloring to make it festive and decorate with candy, nuts or sprinkles...
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General Info
Servings: 24
Total Cost: $6.21
Cost Per Serving: $0.26
Total Calories: 5,374
Calories/Serving: 224
Butter, Unsalted (room temp) * 0.75 Pound $1.52 2,430
Cream Cheese (room temp) * 1.00 Pound $2.93 1,584
Sugar, Powdered Unsifted (sifted) * 0.75 Pound $1.13 1,361
Extract, Vanilla Imitation 1 1/2 Teaspoon 6.99 Grams $0.63 0

Icing Ingredients

3/4 pound (3 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 pound cream cheese, at room temperature
3/4 pound confectioners' sugar, sifted
1 1/4 teaspoons pure vanilla extract


Mix the butter, cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, on low speed, mixing just until smooth. Spread the frosting generously on top of each cupcake.

Assortment of candy to go on top of the icing: