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Orange Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Gently sweet Cream Cheese Icing has a surprising twist of orange zest. Great with Carrot Cupcakes!
Makes: About 5 1/2 Cups
Skill Level: None

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Step 1

In medium mixer bowl, cream butter and cream cheese together until smooth. Add sugar one cup at a time and milk. Mix well. Beat on high until smooth (only 30 seconds to 1 minute). Thin to ice cake smooth; use full strength for piping borders.

Step 2

NOTE: Do not use light cream cheese or butter substitute. If margarine is used, icing will be softer.

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1 cup (2 sticks) butter, (softened)

cream cheese,

2 packages (8 oz. each) cream cheese, (softened)

sifted confectioners' sugar

8 cups sifted confectioners' sugar ((about 2 lbs.))


2 tablespoons milk

orange juice

1 tablespoon orange juice

orange zest

1 teaspoon orange zest

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