Strawberry Cream Cheese Buttercream—a creamy American buttercream enriched with cream cheese and a delicious strawberry flavor.
1/4cheavy creammore or less depending on the consistency you want
To a bowl, add the softened cream cheese and butter. Beat on medium speed for 3-4 minutes until thoroughly incorporated and smooth. Next, beat in the pulverized dried strawberries, salt, and extract if using it for 1 minute.
Turning the mixer off, add one heaping cup of powdered sugar to the bowl. Turn the mixer to the lowest speed to whip it into the butter the raise it to high as the sugar is blended. Repeat until all of the sugar is mixed in. Add the heavy cream and turn the mixer to medium speed. Once the cream is mixed in well, turn the speed to high and whip for about 2 minutes until fluffy.