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And None of Them Involve Carrot Cake
Rich and tangy, cream cheese frosting is buttercream's lustier, more worldly cousin. Though you'll typically find it slathered on red velvet or carrot cakes, it's able to stand up to bold flavors like bacon, and it can also play nice with the cinnamon and vanilla in bake-sale basics. Here are nine reasons you need more of this sweet-tart dynamo in your life.
Photography by Kate Mathis