Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting

This vegan cream cheese frosting pairs well with any vegan baked good. Use it as a filling or frosting for carrot cake or pumpkin cupcakes or enjoy it on top of chocolate or vanilla cupcakes.

Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting

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Prep: Yield: Makes about 2 cups of frosting.Total:

I like how this cream cheese has the texture of actual cream cheese frosting. It isn't a healthier frosting, but it doesn't contain dairy.

You'll Need...

  • 8 ounces Tofutti Vegan Cream Cheese
  • 1 stick Earth Balance Vegan Buttery Sticks
  • 3 cups confectioners sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Bring all ingredients to a cool room temperature before you begin.
  2. Using a stand mixer or handheld mixer, beat the Tofutti cream cheese and the Earth Balance vegan buttery stick together until smooth. This will take 3-5 minutes. [BEAT]
  3. Add the confectioners sugar and vanilla and beat for 5-8 more minutes until fluffy. [BEAT]
  4. Frost using a pastry bag.

Baby Shower Unicorn Cake

I was on my way out of town for a ski weekend when I received this text from a friend:

Hey amy looking to place a cake order. Wondering if you can make a cake like this.

Then she sent this picture. It was a sleeping unicorn. The picture clearly had you using a horn mold, as well as realistic gold – presumably edible – paint. The ears were glittery AND white so I wasn’t so sure if the ears were even edible? Not like anyone is going to actually eat the gumpaste adornments, but it is nice if they could be eaten.

I spent some time searching for horn molds only to discover they ran from $8-15 plus shipping. Did I really need a mold to make a unicorn horn? I thought not. I asked my friend if it was okay if I free-formed the horn and took some liberties and she agreed. It was a plan! I’d be making a unicorn cake for her friend’s baby shower. Continue reading