This vegan cream cheese frosting is just as creamy, sweet, and tangy as the classic kind, but it's totally dairy-free! Slather it on my pumpkin bars, carrot cake, or vegan carrot cake, or any treat you like.
4ouncesvegan cream cheese*
1½tablespoonsvegan butter, slightly softened
2cupspowdered sugar, more for a stiffer frosting, sifted if lumpy
⅛teaspoonpure vanilla extract
In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and butter with an electric mixer until smooth.
Add the vanilla and powdered sugar and mix until smooth. If you prefer a stiffer frosting, beat in additional powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, until it reaches your desired consistency.