Light Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Total Time:
10 min
Prep:
10 min

Yield:
Yield: about 3 cups
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients
  • 16 ounces light cream cheese
  • 2 cups sugar blend (recommended: Splenda)
  • 1 tablespoon light butter
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon instant espresso powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • About 2 tablespoons buttermilk
Directions

Using the paddle attachment of an electric mixer, cream together the cream cheese, baking sugar replacement, and light butter until fluffy.

In a small bowl, combine cocoa powder and espresso powder. Then slowly beat the cocoa powder mixture into the creamed cheese mixture.

Add vanilla and beat until well blended. Stir in buttermilk, 1 tablespoon at a time, until frosting is a spreadable consistency. Frost cake as desired.


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