Cream Cheese Icing (Southern Living)

This Cream Cheese Frosting is easy to make, keeps well in the frig, is very stable on the cake. Unlike traditional cream cheese frosting this recipe contains no butter or vanilla and it very light. Melts in your mouth!

Cream Cheese Icing (Southern Living)


  • 12 oz container frozen whipped topping (not light or fat-free)
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1cup confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar


  1. Combine cream cheese and sugars and mix well. Fold in whipped topping.

Comments (1)


yes its nice and light but its gritty from the granulated sugar. I tried this with 1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar and it tasted much better and no grit.h