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Cream Cheese Glaze Recipe

  • Author: Rose
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2/3 cup 1x


This Easy Cream Cheese Glaze is the perfect topping for cinnamon rolls, bundt cakes, donuts, and more! With only 5 staple ingredients you can mix up this glaze quickly to drip on a cake, spread on a bundt cake, or drizzle over donuts.


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  • 4 oz. cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 Tbsp. butter, at room temperature
  • 1 tsp. of vanilla extract
  • 4-6 Tbsp. whole milk
  • 1/3 - 1/2 cup powdered sugar (depends on how sweet you want it!!)


  1. Cream together the cream cheese, butter, vanilla, and 4 tablespoons of milk. Beat until it's very smooth & creamy!
  2. Gradually add in the powdered sugar until you have a consistency that you like. Taste for sweetness... add more powdered sugar and/or milk as needed.


  • You may substitute another flavor of extract if you'd like to match the glaze to your dessert. Some great options would be lemon extract or almond extract.
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Hand Mixed
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: cream cheese, glaze, glaze for cake, cream cheese glaze, cream cheese glaze for cake

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