How to make Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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HomeMade Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese is a must in a number of recipes like the popular red velvet cake, carrot cake or for making cheesecakes. Often times, the market one is not available easily or is quite expensive. At such times, it is better to go for homemade cream cheese frosting. It comes together in a jiffy, and mind you, it tastes and behaves just like the big branded ones.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Global, Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 530 kcal
Author Anju Bhagnari


  • 200 grams Paneer (Fresh, (Homemade or Ready from market))
  • 30 grams Hung Curd
  • 80 grams Sugar (powdered, (Adjust as per taste))
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Essence
  • 20 grams Butter


  1. If using homemade paneer, ensure that it is not moist.
  2. It should be kept in the fridge to firm up.

  3. If using market made paneer, get a freshly made batch for optimum taste.

  4. Crumble the paneer coarsely.

  5. Take the paneer, hung curd, sugar, butter and vanilla essence in a mixer jar.

    How to make Cream Cheese Frosting
  6. Start by pulsing for a few seconds.

  7. Keep on pulsing bit by bit till it becomes a smooth paste.

    Cream Cheese Frosting step by step process
  8. Do not use grind button as the jar might heat up and paneer will lose oil from it.

  9. Remove in a bowl and refrigerate to cool completely.

    Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
  10. If using for Cheesecake and carrot cake, use directly.

  11. If using for red velvet cake, add an equal quantity of whipped cream.


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