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5 from 4 votes

Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting

Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting is a light and creamy frosting made with basic ingredients, including caramel sauce, that is a wonderful addition to your homemade frostings.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting
Author: Amanda Rettke--iambaker.net


  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 4 tablespoons salted butter, room temperature
  • ½ cup caramel sauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups (330g) confectioners' sugar, divided


  • In the bowl of a stand mixer with the paddle attachment (or using a handheld mixer), beat the cream cheese and butter until smooth and creamy, about 1 minute.
  • Add the caramel sauce and vanilla. Beat until blended.
  • Add 3 cups of confectioners sugar, 1 cup at a time, and beat on low speed until blended. Add more confectioners' sugar if needed to reach desired consistency.
  • Increase mixer speed and beat on medium-high speed for up to 2 minutes.