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Stable Best Cream Cheese Frosting on Whisk on Rustic Metallic Background

Best Cream Cheese Frosting (Stable)

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Quick, easy cream cheese frosting recipe, homemade with simple ingredients. Fluffy, stable, creamy. Perfect for piping and cake decorating.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword easy cream cheese frosting recipe, stable cream cheese frosting
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 3 cups
Calories 300
Author Abeer Rizvi


  • 8 oz Cream cheese Full fat
  • ½ cup Butter Unsalted, Room temperature
  • 4 cups Powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup Cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp Meringue powder (for stability)
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla extract


  • In a mixing bowl, beat together the cream cheese and butter.
  • Add vanilla extract and mix again.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar, cornstarch and meringue powder.
  • Start adding this sugar mixture (1/2 cup at a time) into the wet mixture, while continuing to mix until all the sugar is incorporated. Enjoy!



  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftover icing can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 5 days.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 173g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 56g | Saturated Fat: 34g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 251mg | Potassium: 104mg | Sugar: 159g | Vitamin A: 1960IU | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 0.4mg