Healthy Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

 

This healthy cream cheese frosting recipe has just a few ingredients and is actually good for you! From EatingRichly.com

I’ve been working on a healthy cream cheese frosting recipe for a while, because I really wanted a healthier option for frosting cakes or cupcakes.

This healthy cream cheese frosting recipe has just a few ingredients and is actually good for you! From EatingRichly.com

Instead of cups upon cups of powdered sugar, this healthy cream cheese frosting is sweetened naturally with just 1/4 cup of raw honey. A touch of vanilla adds some depth to the flavor, and a little bit of milk helps make it easy to spread (and lick off the beater!).

This healthy cream cheese frosting recipe has just a few ingredients and is actually good for you! From EatingRichly.com

You can use regular cream cheese (like Philadelphia) , or go for a healthier alternative with a natural full fat cream cheese full of probiotics (like Nancy’s cream cheese), or a Chèvre goat cheese. Whichever you use, make sure it is full fat and softened to room temperature.

This healthy cream cheese frosting recipe has just a few ingredients and is actually good for you! From EatingRichly.com

We love using this healthy cream cheese frosting to top off our healthy carrot cake recipe! What would you use it with?

HEALTHY CREAM CHEESE FROSTING RECIPE:

Healthy Cream Cheese Frosting
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 
For this healthy cream cheese frosting, you can use regular cream cheese or go for a healthier alternative with a natural full fat cream cheese full of probiotics, or a Chèvre goat cheese. Whichever you use, make sure it is full fat and softened to room temperature.
Course: Dessert
Servings: 1 .25 cups
Calories: 50 kcal
Author: Diana Johnson
Ingredients
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened to room temperature
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-2 teaspoons milk
Instructions
  1. Place the cream cheese, honey, and vanilla extract in the bowl of a stand mixer and beat on medium speed.
  2. Add milk one teaspoon at a time until the frosting reaches desired creaminess.
  3. Spread immediately and then refrigerate the dessert.
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Cream Cheese Frosting
Amount Per Serving (.5 ounces g)
Calories 50 Calories from Fat 28
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.12gg 5%
Saturated Fat 2.23gg 11%
Cholesterol 8.92mgmg 3%
Sodium 53.46mgmg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 4.68gg 2%
Dietary Fiber 0gg 0%
Sugars 4.46gg
Protein 0.9gg 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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This healthy cream cheese frosting recipe has just a few ingredients and is actually good for you! From EatingRichly.com


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