Jordanian Cheese Cream Frosting Recipe with Butter and Cream Cheese

Cheese Cream Frosting

Jordanian Cheese Cream Frosting Recipe with Butter and Cream Cheese
Region / culture: Jordan | Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Servings: 12


Cheese Cream Frosting
Cheese Cream Frosting

Cheese cream frosting is a delicious and versatile topping that can be used on a variety of desserts. It adds a creamy and tangy flavor that pairs well with cakes, cupcakes, and cookies.


The origins of cheese cream frosting are not entirely clear, but it is believed to have originated in the United States. Cream cheese was first produced in the early 1800s, and it quickly became a popular ingredient in desserts. The combination of cream cheese, butter, sugar, and vanilla creates a rich and creamy frosting that has become a staple in American baking.


How to prepare

  1. Combine all the ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  2. Store the mixture in the refrigerator for several weeks.


  • Add lemon zest or juice for a citrusy twist.
  • Mix in cocoa powder for a chocolate cream cheese frosting.
  • Stir in chopped nuts or dried fruit for added texture.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure the cream cheese and butter are at room temperature before mixing to ensure a smooth and creamy texture.

- Gradually add the powdered sugar to the mixture to avoid lumps.

- For a lighter frosting, you can whip the cream cheese and butter together before adding the powdered sugar.

- Add a pinch of salt to enhance the flavor of the frosting.

Serving Suggestions

Spread the cheese cream frosting on top of a carrot cake or red velvet cupcakes for a delicious treat.

Cooking Techniques

Mixing, refrigerating

Ingredient Substitutions

Margarine can be used instead of butter.

- Neufchâtel cheese can be used instead of cream cheese.

Make Ahead Tips

The cheese cream frosting can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Presentation Ideas

Pipe the frosting onto cupcakes using a pastry bag for a professional look.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair the cheese cream frosting with a rich and decadent dessert like a chocolate cake or brownies.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store the cheese cream frosting in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Allow it to come to room temperature before using.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Calories: 200 per serving


Carbohydrates: 25g per serving


Total Fat: 12g per serving

Saturated Fat: 7g per serving


Protein: 2g per serving

Vitamins and minerals

Calcium: 30mg per serving


Contains dairy (cream cheese, butter)


Cheese cream frosting is a high-fat and high-calorie topping that should be enjoyed in moderation.


Cheese cream frosting is a delicious and creamy topping that adds a rich flavor to a variety of desserts. Enjoy it in moderation as a special treat.

How did I get this recipe?

I can't forget the moment I stumbled upon this recipe for Cheese Cream Frosting. It was a warm summer day, and I was visiting my dear friend Margaret in her cozy little cottage by the sea. Margaret was known for her delicious baked goods, and I always looked forward to our baking sessions together.

On this particular day, Margaret had decided to make a carrot cake for dessert. As she whipped up the batter, she suddenly remembered that she had run out of her usual cream cheese frosting. "Oh dear, I don't have any cream cheese for the frosting," she exclaimed, furrowing her brow in frustration.

I immediately sprang into action, determined to help my friend in any way I could. "Don't worry, Margaret. I'm sure we can come up with a substitute for the cream cheese," I reassured her, scanning her kitchen for any possible alternatives.

After a few moments of rummaging through her pantry, my eyes fell upon a block of sharp cheddar cheese. A spark of inspiration struck me, and I suggested to Margaret, "What if we try using this cheddar cheese in place of the cream cheese? It might just work!"

Margaret's eyes lit up with excitement at the prospect of trying something new. "Let's give it a shot! I trust your culinary instincts, my dear friend," she said with a smile as she handed me the block of cheese.

I wasted no time in gratefully accepting the challenge. I quickly got to work, grating the cheddar cheese into fine shreds and blending it with butter, powdered sugar, and a splash of vanilla extract. The resulting mixture was creamy, rich, and slightly tangy, with a distinct sharpness from the cheese.

As I spread the Cheese Cream Frosting over the freshly baked carrot cake, a wave of anticipation washed over me. Margaret and I eagerly sliced into the cake and took our first bites, savoring the unique combination of flavors. The frosting was a revelation – velvety smooth, lusciously cheesy, and utterly irresistible.

From that moment on, the Cheese Cream Frosting became a staple in my baking repertoire. I experimented with different types of cheese – from mild mozzarella to pungent blue cheese – and perfected the recipe over time. Each batch of frosting brought back fond memories of that fateful day at Margaret's cottage by the sea.

Years passed, and I continued to share my newfound recipe with friends and family alike. The Cheese Cream Frosting became a signature touch in all of my baked creations, from carrot cakes to red velvet cupcakes. Its unique flavor profile never failed to delight and surprise, earning me a reputation as a skilled and innovative baker.

To this day, whenever I make a batch of Cheese Cream Frosting, I think back to that warm summer day with Margaret and feel a sense of gratitude for the serendipitous discovery that forever changed my baking game. It just goes to show that sometimes, the best recipes come from unexpected places and moments of inspiration. And for that, I am endlessly grateful.


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