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Cream Cheese Glaze
Cream Cheese Glaze

I whipped this up to beautify my Carrot Cake scones, because how can one possibly have carrot cake anything without cream cheese icing or glaze? It’s almost a sacrilege not to grace the top of a sweetly spiced creation with a tangy cream cheese glaze.

This is easy as pie, whip up the following ingredients together and then drizzle over the top. It will hardly just slightly and the amount is just enough to do 18 scones.

Ingredients for Cream Cheese Glaze

2 ounces/ 6 tbsp cream cheese, softened
2 1/2 tablespoons powdered sugar, plus extra if desired
1 1/2 tablespoons milk
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

How simple was that? Easiest cream cheese glaze ever! I hope everyone has a fabulous day and make the scones to go with these!



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Cream Cheese Glaze

How to make a simple Cream Cheese Glaze to drizzle over cinnamon rolls, scones and more. 

Prep Time
5 minutes
Total Time
5 minutes
Karlynn Johnston


  • 2 ounces/ 6 tbsp cream cheese softened
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons powdered sugar plus extra if desired
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Combine all of the ingredients until they are smooth. Add in extra milk if you want the mixture to be thinner.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 101kcal, Carbohydrates: 21g, Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 4mg, Sodium: 16mg, Sugar: 20g, Calcium: 2.5%

All calories and info are based on a third party calculator and are only an estimate. Actual nutritional info will vary with brands used, your measuring methods, portion sizes and more.

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Karlynn Johnston

I’m a busy mom of two, wife & cookbook author who loves creating fast, fresh meals for my little family on the Canadian Prairies. Karlynn Facts: I'm allergic to broccoli. I've never met a cocktail that I didn't like. I would rather burn down my house than clean it. Most of all, I love helping YOU get dinner ready because there's nothing more important than connecting with our loved ones around the dinner table!

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