Easy Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting – Keto and Low Carb

Easy Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting - Keto and Low Carb

Need a quick and easy cream cheese frosting for your cupcakes?  Ready in about 3 minutes, this recipe is just what you need!  I combine cream cheese, mascarpone cheese and vanilla bean paste to really bring the vanilla flavor front and center.  This frosting is smooth and creamy, and will pair beautifully with just about any cupcake!

Ingredients

3/4 cup cream cheese, at room temperature

1/4 cup mascarpone cheese, at room temperature

1/4 cup swerve, confectioners (or powdered erythritol)

1/4 cup heavy cream + 2 tablespoons (or as needed)

1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste (see notes)

Preparation

Easy Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting - Keto and Low Carb

Add all of the ingredients to a mixing bowl and reserve a little heavy cream.  Mix using a hand mixer, until well combined.

Easy Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting - Keto and Low Carb

Scrape down the sides and add in the remaining heavy cream, if needed.  Continue mixing until smooth and creamy.

Easy Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting - Keto and Low Carb

That’s it!

Easy Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting - Keto and Low Carb

Transfer to a piping bag and you are ready to frost!

Easy Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting - Keto and Low Carb

I used mine on top of my Pumpkin Cupcakes and they were delicious!

Easy Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting - Keto and Low Carb

Easy Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting - Keto and Low Carb

Note: You can certainly substitute with vanilla extract, but you won’t get the same intense vanilla flavor or the flecks of vanilla beans throughout.

Easy Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting - Keto and Low Carb

Makes 10 Servings

Macros: Fat 11 grams – Protein 1 gram – Carbs 1 gram


Easy Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting - Keto and Low Carb
Prep Time
3 mins
 

Need a quick and easy cream cheese frosting for your cupcakes?  Ready in about 3 minutes, this recipe is just what you need!  I combine cream cheese, mascarpone cheese and vanilla bean paste to really bring the vanilla flavor front and center.  This frosting is smooth and creamy, and will pair beautifully with just about any cupcake!

Course: Dessert
Servings: 10
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup mascarpone cheese at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup  swerve confectioners (or powdered erythritol)
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream + 2 tablespoons or as needed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
Preparation
  1. Add all of the ingredients to a mixing bowl, reserving a little heavy cream.  Mix using a hand mixer, until well combined.

  2. Scrape down the sides and add in the remaining heavy cream, if needed.  Continue mixing until smooth and creamy.   That's it!   

  3. Transfer to a piping bag and you are ready to frost! Frost your cooled cupcakes and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

You can certainly substitute with vanilla extract, but you won't get the same intense vanilla flavor or the flecks of vanilla beans throughout.

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