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Whipped Cream Frosting

Whipped Cream Frosting is the perfect alternative for buttercream when you're looking for something light, creamy, super smooth and not-so-rich!
Course Dessert
Servings 24


  • 1 - 3.4 oz box instant pudding mix (vanilla, cheesecake, or white chocolate flavor)
  • ½ c powdered sugar
  • 1 c cold milk
  • 1 - 8 oz container whipped topping thawed
  • food coloring optional


  • In a large bowl, whisk together the pudding mix, powdered sugar and milk for about 1 minute.
  • Let the mixture set for 5 minutes to thicken.
  • Fold in the thawed whipped topping (and optional food coloring) with a rubber spatula.
  • Frost the cake or cupcakes.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.


Makes about 4 cups of frosting.
Keyword frosting
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