Blueberry Cream Cheese Frosting

Blueberry Cream Cheese Frosting

When blueberries, those tiny orbs of sweetness, meet the creamy embrace of cream cheese, something magical happens.

Our Blueberry Cream Cheese Frosting is that kind of magic. It’s not just about the vibrant hue that looks like a summer’s day; it’s the depth of flavor.

Thanks to freeze-dried blueberries, we’ve captured the very essence of the fruit, ensuring every swipe of this frosting is a blueberry-packed adventure.

Each bite transports you to a sun-kissed berry patch, where the aroma of ripe blueberries fills the air. Think of it as the perfect accessory for your cakes and cupcakes, adding not just color but a burst of tangy-sweet delight.

It’s a game-changer, bringing a fresh and fruity twist to your favorite desserts. So, if you’re on the hunt for a frosting that’s a little out of the ordinary but every bit delicious, you’ve found your match!

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Blueberry Cream Cheese Frosting (Zoomed Out)

Ingredients You’ll Need

Fresh Blueberries. These little gems are the heart and soul of our dessert, bursting with tangy sweetness and jazzing up the dish with their vibrant hue.

Granulated Sugar. A sprinkle of this, and suddenly, those blueberries are singing even louder, taking their flavor game up a notch.

Unsalted Butter. This is where the magic happens. It’s sneaking in that creamy goodness, playing nice with the zing of the cream cheese and blueberries.

Softened Cream Cheese. Think of this as the unsung hero of our dessert. It’s laying down that smooth, tangy foundation, ready to dance with the blueberries.

Powdered Sugar. It’s not just about the sweetness. It’s also the secret behind that dreamy, spread-me-on-anything texture.

Pure Vanilla Extract. A dash of this, and it’s like a warm embrace for your taste buds, blending seamlessly with the other flavors.

Freeze Dried Blueberries. These little crunch monsters? They’re packing a blueberry punch, making every bite feel like a mini celebration.

Ingredient Description
Fresh Blueberries Main flavor and color of the dessert.
Granulated Sugar Enhances the blueberries’ sweetness.
Unsalted Butter Adds creaminess to the mix.
Cream Cheese Provides a tangy, smooth base.
Powdered Sugar Sweetens and adds texture.
Vanilla Extract Complements and blends flavors.
Freeze Dried Blueberries Adds a crunchy blueberry burst.
Blueberry Cream Cheese Frosting (Overhead)

Blueberry Cream Cheese Frosting – Foolproof Method!

Blueberry Magic. In a saucepan, combine fresh blueberries and granulated sugar. Heat over medium heat, occasionally mashing the blueberries, until you achieve a jam-like consistency (around 8-10 minutes). Remove from heat and let it cool to room temperature. For quicker cooling, transfer to a bowl and refrigerate.

Creamy Base. In a mixing bowl, beat together the softened butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy. This forms the creamy, dreamy base of our dessert.

Sweetness Galore. Gradually add in the powdered sugar to the cream cheese mixture, beating continuously until smooth. Introduce the vanilla extract and mix until well combined.

Berry Fusion. Gently fold in the cooled blueberry mixture, ensuring it’s evenly distributed throughout the cream.

Crunchy Surprise. Sprinkle the crushed freeze dried blueberries over the top, gently pressing them into the mixture for a delightful crunch in every bite.

Chill & Serve. Transfer the mixture to a serving dish and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve chilled and enjoy!

Step Description
Blueberry Preparation Cook blueberries with sugar to a jam consistency, then cool.
Cream Base Beat butter and cream cheese until fluffy.
Add Sweetness Mix in powdered sugar and vanilla to the base.
Combine Blend the blueberry mixture into the cream base.
Add Crunch Top with crushed freeze dried blueberries.
Final Step Refrigerate for 2 hours, then serve.
Blueberry Cream Cheese Frosting
Blueberry Cream Cheese Frosting

Blueberry Cream Cheese Frosting

Each bite transports you to a sun-kissed berry patch, where the aroma of ripe blueberries fills the air. Think of it as the perfect accessory for your cakes and cupcakes.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 400kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 0.6 ounce freeze dried blueberries crushed

Instructions

  • In a saucepan, combine fresh blueberries and granulated sugar. Heat over medium heat, occasionally mashing the blueberries, until you achieve a jam-like consistency (around 8-10 minutes). Remove from heat and let it cool to room temperature. For quicker cooling, transfer to a bowl and refrigerate.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat together the softened butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy. This forms the creamy, dreamy base of our dessert.
  • Gradually add in the powdered sugar to the cream cheese mixture, beating continuously until smooth. Introduce the vanilla extract and mix until well combined.
  • Gently fold in the cooled blueberry mixture, ensuring it’s evenly distributed throughout the cream.
  • Sprinkle the crushed freeze dried blueberries over the top, gently pressing them into the mixture for a delightful crunch in every bite.
  • Transfer the mixture to a serving dish and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve chilled and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 400kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 0.5g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 92mg | Potassium: 72mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 50g | Vitamin A: 745IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 0.2mg

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