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Cream Cheese frosting, with coffee option

cream cheese frosting made to pair with Dalgona cake
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: frosting
Servings: 1 petite cake


  • mixer
  • spatula
  • kitchen scale


  • 2 oz butter, softened
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 TBS cream
  • 3 cups confectioner sugar
  • 1/2 tsp instant coffee granules, optional


  • Add the softened butter and cream cheese to the mixer fitted with a paddle attachment and cream together until smooth and creamy.
  • Add the vanilla, salt, and cream to the mixer while on low to combine.
  • Add one cup of sugar at a time while the mixer is on low.
  • You can adjust the stiffness of the frosting with more or less sugar.
  • I crumb coated the cake with plain cream cheese frosting, then added 1/2 tsp of instant coffee granules to the left over cream cheese frosting for the final coat of frosting and decor.