This super easy Cream Cheese Frosting recipe is a family favorite. My boys love it so much that they use it as a dip for strawberries. I thought that was rather inventive of them, and far better than eating it straight up!
I love this lightly sweetened frosting because it’s not as sweet as other cream cheese frosting recipes, and with just 4 ingredients, it’s so easy to make.
Cream Cheese Frosting
- Whip heavy cream until stiff
- In a separate bowl, whip cream cheese until smooth, then blend in maple syrup and vanilla
- With a rubber spatula, gently fold whip cream into cream cheese mixture
I’ve made this easy cream cheese frosting recipe many times. For the sweetener I’ve tested maple syrup, agave, and honey. The recipe is incredible with maple syrup, and worked very well with agave too. If you would like to make it with honey, the recipe will work in terms of consistency. However, we think the flavor of the honey overpowers the entire recipe and is simply too strong. When you make this easy frosting recipe, leave a comment to let us know which sweetener you used!
Here are some of my easy gluten-free dessert recipes that are just begging to be topped with this delicious Cream Cheese Frosting: