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Naturally Pink Cream Cheese Icing

  • Author: Bren
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 minutes
  • Total Time: 14 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American


This tasty icing is a beautiful shade of pink but uses no artificial colors. Learn how to use beet puree instead of red dye in this easy recipe.


  • 4 oz cream cheese (softened)
  • 1/8 cup unsalted butter (softened)
  • 3/4 tsp vanilla
  • 24 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/21 tsp beet puree
  • dash salt


  1. Cream together cream cheese, butter and vanilla until no lumps remain.
  2. Scrape down sides of bowl and add 1 tsp beet puree. Mix until uniform in color.
  3. Stir in powdered sugar one cup at a time until you have a stiff icing.
  4. Use to frost cupcakes.


  • Serving Size: 1 tbsp
  • Calories: 83
  • Sugar: 14.8
  • Sodium: 24.2
  • Fat: 2.6
  • Carbohydrates: 15.2
  • Protein: 0.3
  • Cholesterol: 7.7

Keywords: Naturally Pink Icing, Cream Cheese Icing

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