How Long Does Cream Cheese Frosting Last?

Hey pals! Are you tired of stuffing your mouths with a simple marble cake or a dry chocolate cake? Do you want to satisfy your taste buds with scrumptious cakes topped with luscious cream cheese frosting?

Cream Cheese Frosting

Well… I can understand you are dying to have a heavenly piece of cake with this very frosting.

A thick, creamy cheese frosting, if made properly, can hold its shape when discharged from the piping bags. Only then it can add exquisite garnish to carrot cake, caramel cake, banana cake or any other spices cake.

An Easy-Peasy Method of Making Cream Cheese Frosting

An ultra-smooth cream cheese frosting can be made at home usually ahead of time! All you need to do is to grab the necessary ingredients and beat them really well…

The best option is to make a cream cheese frosting that is not overly sweet, sustaining the state of your taste buds. Rather a fine vanilla flavor should be added to instill deliciousness into it.


  1. Cream cheese at room temperature= almost 227 grams
  2. Unsalted butter at room temperature= almost 113 grams
  3. Vanilla extract= 2 teaspoons
  4. Powdered sugar (must be sifted!) = almost 250 grams

ABC Of Making Cream Cheese Frosting

Add butter, cream cheese and vanilla to a bowl and then beat them properly at a medium speed. Continue to do so until a smooth creamy stuffing is formed. Then add the powdered sugar little by little into the bowl. Beat the mixture at low speed until it forms a fluffy mass.

The amount of powdered sugar determines the consistency. If you love to have a heavy consistency for garnishing purposes of the cake, then you need to add more powdered sugar.

Serving and Preserving Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream cheese frosting usually requires a cool room temperature to retain its arrangement. Either pipped for decorative purposes on cakes or cupcakes, cream cheese frosting can last up to 8 hours. All these assumptions prove to be true only before the frosting should be refrigerated.

If you want to preserve the frosting in an airtight container then the storing time span can be enhanced through it. Frosting can last up to 3 days in fridge.

If you choose the freezer option, then the frosting will be stored up to 1 month. Well, that sounds good. The frosting can remain stored for pretty much long time.

Tips to Make Cream Cheese Frosting Last for Long

Whenever you feel the need to use the cream cheese frosting

  1. just take it out from the fridge or freezer
  2. bring it to the room temperature
  3. re-whip the mixture with a beater.
  4. Cream cheese frosting is ready to for embellishing your cakes!

These 4 tips will ensure that your cream cheese frosting last for longer times.