orange frosting on cake

Orange Frosting

  • Author: meredith
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 0 min
  • Total Time: 10 min
  • Yield: 1 1/2 cups 1x


A creamy orange frosting made with cream cheese and fresh orange peel and orange juice.  Spread it on cakes, breads and even cinnamon rolls.



  • 1 1/2 tsp. orange zest
  • 6 oz. softened cream cheese
  • 3 T. butter, room temperature
  • 1 tsp. orange juice
  • 1/4 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar


  1. Using a small blender, food processor or mixer, puree all the ingredients until smooth.
  2. Spread it on your favorite baked good. Refrigerate any leftovers.


This recipe covers 1 single round cake.  Ingredients must be doubled to cover a layered cake or 13×9 cake.