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Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting


Yummy creamy coconutty frosting great for carrot cakes.

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  • 1 Cup shredded coconut
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon soft butter
  • 1/2 package softened Philadelphia brand cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup softened butter
  • 3 cups icing sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract


Servings 12
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 5mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Saute coconut in 1 1/2 tablespoons of butter in a frying pan over medium heat until toasted brown in color. Spread on a paper towel to absorb butter and dry out.

Step 2

Cream the cream cheese with the butter and alternately add the icing sugar, milk, vanilla and cocnut extract.
Stir until smooth.

Step 3

Fold in coconut.

Will frost a 9x13 cake or a bundt cake.

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