Strawberry cream cheese frosting

On Sunday I baked some simple vanilla cupcakes and jazzed them up with a decadent strawberry cream cheese frosting. Here is the recipe I used: 
  • 230g (8 ounces or 1 tub) cream cheese, softened  
  • 1/4 cup real butter, softened
  • 3 to 3 1/2 cups icing/powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1/2 cup mashed, drained strawberries - preferably fresh ( if you use frozen, like I did, make sure they are fully thawed before using)
1. Blend together the cream cheese and butter using an electric mixer on low speed until nicely mixed together.
2. Add 3 cups of powdered sugar, gradually, as well as the the mashed strawberries. Blend the frosting until the sugar is mixed in well.
3.  Continue to blend the frosting on a higher speed, adding up to 1/2 cup more sugar to make your desired spreading consistency. ( if you want thinner icing, just add a few more mashed strawberries with their juice)
4. Spread, or spoon, frosting over cupcakes/cake and decorate with strawberries :)

A few notes: The above photo is of one of my cupcakes, taken by The Boyf (amazingly one survived long enough to be photographed). Original recipe found over here.


  1. They look heavenly! Thanks for the recipe too.

  2. yum! these look really tasty :)

  3. Looks divine, will definitely try it out.

  4. becoming a food blogger ;)
    very pretty honey :)
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    super B

  5. they look so delicious! i need to bake more often.

  6. Hmmmm! Have to try it out now.

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  8. i have strawberries in my fridge. happy days! definitely giving this a go :)

  9. These look yummy! I might use them for a shower I have this weekend :) thanks for the inspiration.

  10. I feel a strawberry cupcake craving coming on hehe

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  12. these look DELICIOUS!!! if ONLY i could cook! :(


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