It works perfectly on cupcakes but this cream cheese frosting won’t hold its shape well for piping flowers (as it’s really soft).. Thank you again Reply. Most recipes will say one at a time and just until incorporated. The good news is that you can get excellent cream cheese for less at Walmart. This recipe produces a soft spreadable frosting which is thick and smooth. I’ve been using the spreadable/runny cream cheese for all my recipes I tried this recipe today and it worked like a charm. Cream Cheese Low fat cream cheese doesn’t work well; use full fat only! Soften the cream cheese , even the soft stuff should be pretty soft, Beat it until it is smooth and lump free. In the West, the high protein content and perceived healthier fat profile of cream cheese has made it an alternative to margarine and butter, and it is widely used in the food service industry as a baking and cake ingredient. Start with the cheese and experiment for sweet, sour, spicy. Vivien says. Do follow the same instructions in the recipe. And I am guessing you’d sweeten the cheesecake a bit, so it should turn out well. Reply. July 04, 2020 at 4:37 pm. Aneena. If you want to test a flavor, take maybe a teaspoon of the cheese, add the flavorings, and let sit maybe 10 minutes then taste. Great Value cream cheese is cheaper than other brands (it’s less than $2 for eight ounces) but manages to deliver on all our criteria. 9. Trouble Shooting for Runny Cream Cheese Frosting. PHILADELPHIA Spreadable Cream Cheese is the perfect way to transform your next bagel, sandwich or fresh veg snack into something that’s delightfully exciting through PHILLY’s superior smooth and creamy taste. If the cream cheese contains added sugar or ingredients to keep it soft those ingredients may effect the way the cheesecake turns out. This cream cheese was super smooth and spreadable—perfect for stirring into any recipe. 9. Krista says. Reply. Cream cheese and spreadable processed cheese are also consumed differently. I think you can use the homemade cream cheese for a cheesecake. Lance makes packages of 6 snack crackers with cream cheese and chives [my fav]. It’s perfect for my Best Ever Banana Cake or any 9×13 cake. Could I add cocoa powder into this recipe to make chocolate cream cheese? I can’t get any baking/cooking chocolate where I’m from. It shouldn’t taste sour since it tastes very similar to store-bought versions (even better, if you ask me ). It was PERFECT! Add the eggs in as instructed. November 2020 at 09:14. or what ever you want.