Crusting Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Yield : 1
  • Servings : 1 1/2 Tiers
  • Prep Time : 30m
  • Cook Time : 0m
  • Ready In : 30m
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This was a bakery recipe that was shared – perfect for wedding cakes.

Baker make 2 recipes for a wedding cake (3 tier); cut this in half for a regular size cake. If you make the whole recipe, you can refrigerate the leftover. You will be pleasantly surprised on how convenient it is to have it on hand when you need to frost a cake or muffins.

What is crusted buttercream?
When you think of the word “crust,” you probably think more of pie than cake. But crust can also be an important term to assign to cakes — particularly pertaining to buttercream. A crusting buttercream is one that will set up firmly enough so that it can be touched lightly without making a mark. Defined by


  • 1 Cup Butter (soft)
  • ½ Cup Crisco
  • 1 lb Cream Cheese
  • 1 T Vanilla
  • 3 ½ lbs Powdered Confectionery Sugar
  • ½ t salt


Step 1

Mix all ingredients until desired consistency. Spread on cake.

Step 2

COCONUT CAKE Mix together - One Duncan Hines White and Yellow Cake mixes and use the whole egg even though it calls for only the white of the egg -

Step 3

Add a teaspoon of coconut flavor to the batter. Bake as directed.

Step 4

Frosting can be used for filling. Pineapple filing also compliments this cake. Recipe Link - Pineapple Filling

Step 5

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