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Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting

Finding a really good Caramel Cream Cheese frosting was not something I knew I needed in my life until I accidentally ate some. Then I was obsessed. And determined. And eventually, victorious.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Author Amanda Rettke


  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 4 tablespoon salted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup caramel sauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups (330g) confectioners sugar


  1. Beat the cream cheese and butter until smooth and creamy, about 1 minute.
  2. Add the caramel sauce and vanilla and beat until blended.
  3. 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.

  4. Increase mixer speed and beat on medium-high speed for up to 2 minutes