Beat 8 ounces softened cream cheese and 6 tablespoons softened butter with 1 cup confectioners' sugar, 1 teaspoon lemon zest and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla until fluffy. Spread the frosting on prepared muffins (such as zucchini, banana or carrot). Top with candied ginger or walnuts.
Photograph by Antonis Achilleos
Recipe courtesy Food Network Magazine