Sweet and Savory Sundays: Light Cream Cheese Frosting

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I was extremely excited and motivated to bake a cake tonight. I had a fabulously delicious concoction in my head and I couldn’t WAIT to try it out. Well, as I gathered my ingredients I noticed I was missing two essential ones; butter and eggs.  I could have gone to the store but it’s about 15 degrees outside and I’m in my pjs. So it had to be plan B. I was craving something sweet and these cravings must not go unsatisfied. So after I scoured my fridge and pantry, I found the proper ingredients to whip up another delicious and light dessert; cream cheese frosting! Now, I’ve been known to eat frosting alone and this is delicious enough to dig right in with a spoon, but I had a better idea. Instead of spoon feeding myself, I dipped some fresh strawberries in it! The tangy and creamy texture of the frosting with the juicy and sweet taste of the strawberry make for one delectable and healthy dessert!

Light Cream Cheese Frosting with Fresh Strawberries

What You’ll Need:

  • 8 oz of light cream cheese
  • 1 tsp. of vanilla
  • 1 cup of powdered sugar
  • Fresh strawberries

How to Make It:

  • Mix cream cheese, sugar and vanilla together.

  • Dip strawberries into the frosting and enjoy!

Nutritional Information per strawberry: 100 calories, 5 grams of fat, 4 grams of protein and 1 gram of fiber.

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  1. Posted by Emily on
    Monday, January 24th, 2011
    Stop it with your delicious cream cheese frosting dipped strawberries. Just STOP. In no way would I ever eat 25 of those as well as slather the cream cheese frosting all of my body while bathing in it. Never. Not a chance.
  2. Posted by Kimba's Kitchen on
    Thursday, January 27th, 2011
    I love creamed cheese! Last night I didn't have any strawberries or sweet fruit so I dipped CUCUMBER into creamed cheese, lol. Your strawberries look so much tastier :)