Do you know how to make Amarula Cream Cheese Icing?
A week or so ago I was asked for an Amarula Cream Cheese Frosting recipe. Since then it’s been hounding me so as we are visiting friends tonight, I decided that this is the opportunity and made a carrot cake with Amarula Cream Cheese Frosting! As in my nature, I took another recipe and made my own adjustments, so this is my recreated version below:
- 250 g cream cheese (1 brick)
- 1/4 lb (4 oz) / 115 g 1 stick softened butter
- 1-2 tsp Amarula Liqueur
- 1½ cups icing sugar (confectioners/powdered sugar)
How to make your Amarula Cream Cheese Icing:
- Beat cream cheese, butter and Amarula Liqueur with electric beaters until light and fluffy and well-blended.
- Slowly add ½ cup of icing sugar at a time, and beat until smooth and creamy.
- Check for consistency and taste. If you prefer it sweeter, feel free to add another ½ cup of icing sugar.
- Although, I prefer to not add it, as I am not keen on the extra sweetness.
- Liberally coat your cooled carrot cake with this moreish Amarula Cream cheese Icing.
- Decorate and sprinkle a copious amount of chopped walnuts and add some maraschino cherries as well.
Now all that remains to be done, would be to make yourself a steaming cup of coffee (or tea if you rather prefer tea) and bite into this most amazing Amarula Cream cheese Icing.
Prepared, tried, and tested by Esme Slabs
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