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Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting

This caramel cream cheese frosting recipe is perfect on cakes or cupcakes. It's refined sugar free yet so indulgent.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free, refined sugar free
Servings: 12
Calories: 134kcal


  • 1 cup cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup date paste
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt


  • Add the date paste, butter, cream cheese, vanilla extract and salt to a saucepan and simmer on low heat stirring constantly until the cream cheese melts and the ingredients are thoroughly mixed.
  • Let cool completely before using to frost cakes, cupcakes, or anything else you like.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for a few days.
  • Makes approximately 12 servings of caramel cream cheese frosting.


  • You can make this frosting in advance and store in the fridge for a few days.
  • You can substitute coconut oil instead of butter if you prefer.


Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 62mg | Potassium: 106mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 372IU | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg