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Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting

Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting
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This Recipe:
Serves
Makes about 3 ¼ cups frosting, enough for 36 cupcakes
Start to Finish
20 min
Prep
15 minutes
Cook
5 minutes
Ingredients:

Adapted from the Gourmet Cookbook

½ cup sliced strawberries
2 tablespoons strawberry jam
2 teaspoons lemon juice
½ cup plus 7 tablespoons (7.5 ounces) unsalted butter, softened
8 ounces whipped cream cheese
3 cups confectioners’ sugar

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Directions:

1.  In a small saucepan over medium heat, simmer the strawberries with the jam for 5 minutes, stirring. Stir in the lemon juice and mash the strawberries with a fork. Let cool completely.
2.  Meanwhile, in an electric mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, beat together the butter, cream cheese and sugar at low speed until fluffy, 5 to 8 minutes. Beat in the strawberry mixture. Refrigerate for up to 2 days. Bring to room temperature and whisk before using.

Find out more about this recipe on Mom Appetit's blog.

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