Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting

Adapted from the Gourmet Cookbook

Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting
Yield: Makes about 3 1/4 cups frosting, enough for 36 cupcakes Prep 15 mins Cook 5 mins Start to Finish 20 mins


  • 1/2 cup sliced strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons strawberry jam
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup plus 7 tablespoons (7.5 ounces) unsalted butter, softened
  • 8 ounces whipped cream cheese
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar

Make It

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.


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