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Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting

This wonderful cream cheese frosting is perfect for cupcakes and sheet cakes!


  • 8 oz Vegan Cream Cheese highly recommend Trader Joe's
  • 96 g (½ cup) Shortening Spectrum Brand
  • 2 tsp. Vanilla
  • 625 g (5 cups) Powdered Sugar


  • Beat together cream cheese and shortening together in a mixer on medium high until well combined and smooth.
  • Add vanilla bean paste until combined.
  • Add the powdered sugar a little at a time (I use a large serving spoon to scoop). Once all the powdered sugar is combined, scrape down the sides of the bowl and beat on high for 2 minutes or until smooth.