Maple Icing Recipe -
Maple Icing Recipe

Maple Icing

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"A delicious, easy-to-make maple frosting, great on white cakes."

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Original recipe makes 3 cups Change Servings


  1. Cream together the cheese and butter or margarine. Stir in the confectioner's sugar and flavorings. Mix well.
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Aug 29, 2006

Very good, with some minor changes. Only used 3 cups of confectioners sugar. Also used 1/2 tsp vanilla and 1 and 1/4 tsp maple. Everyone at work raved when I served it on spice cake.

Oct 05, 2010

Creamy, smooth and delightfully sweet and delicious, with just the right amounts of all the ingredients. I left the cream cheese and butter out of the fridge for a looong time, so it was good and soft - perfect for the soft , creamy look I wanted on my cupcakes, rather than stiff with crisp detail when piped. The cream cheese and maple flavors were definitely apparent but pleasantly subtle. This frosting was an ideal choice to frost "Pumpkin Spice Cake l," also from this site. I wouldn't change a thing about it.

Dec 12, 2002

Icing had a great light taste.... I added more maple flavoring and less make the maple more distinct.. Will make this often :-)

Jan 27, 2008

I didn't want to buy maple extract just for one cake, so I substituted syrup for the extract and about half the made it a bit runnier, of course, but it's a very intense maple flavor and goes really well with the maple nut cake on this site. I also used neufchatel cream chese and light butter, and it tastes delicious!

Nov 29, 2010

Yes, I found it! I had used this recipes years ago on pumpkin cookies, but had trouble finding it again. I ended up altering the "Maple Cream Cheese Frosting" on this site to be more like what I remembered this recipe to be. I'm so glad I finally came across this recipe again - I will not lose it! I love this recipe and use it on pumpkin baked goods, like cookies and muffins. It has the perfect sweetness and just the right amount of maple flavor.

Sep 04, 2005

This is a great recipe! Just what I was looking for. I used this on "Best Brownies" from this site and it was great! I cut the recipe in half, but kept the whole amount of maple flavoring, plus I drizzled in a bit of pure maple syrup. I used Neufchatel cream cheese for this recipe. It's a keeper!

Dec 10, 2010

What a wonderful recipe!! I was a little curious at first with no milk or cream to smooth and loosen it up, I even got the milk out. Turned out perfect without it and tasted great!!! Can't thank you enough Rachael for this recipe!

Jul 20, 2003

VERY quick and kind of recipe!


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  • Calories
  • 256 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 40.4 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 10.4 g
  • 16%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Protein
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 83 mg
  • 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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