Betty's Cream Cheese Frosting for Happy Mother's Day Hummingbird Cake

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May. 02, 2012

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Cream Cheese Frosting for Happy Mother's Day Hummingbird Cake. This is a standard amount of frosting for a three-layer cake you may make 1 times the recipe or a double-recipe of frosting, if you like it particularly thick between the layers and on top.


Cream cheese 8 Ounce , softened
Butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , softened (1 stick)
Confectioners sugar 16 Ounce (powdered sugar or icing sugar)
Vanilla 1 Teaspoon



1. In a large mixing bowl, combine softened cream cheese, butter, and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer until smooth.

2. Gradually add confectioner's sugar and beat after each addition until light and fluffy.

3. Spread frosting between layers, around sides, and on the top of a three-layer cake.


4. Serve the cake and enjoy!


This frosting can be used for Hummingbird Cake, Red Velvet Cake, Carrot Cake, and others. It is always great on cupcakes, too.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 426Calories from Fat 186

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.3%

Saturated Fat 12 g60%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 92 mg3.83%

Total Carbohydrates 58 g19.3%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 55 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet