Cream cheese is one of those ingredients that are super versatile and easy to use when it comes to desserts and baking. It is rich, indulgent, and tasty. You can use it in almost anything—from creamy cheesecakes to fluffy cake frosting. Cream cheese is especially useful in whipping up no-bake desserts, too.
Got a bar of cream cheese in your refrigerator? Try some of our favorite cream cheese recipes this weekend!
Cream cheese is the main ingredient for indulgent cheesecakes. Plus, the favorite red velvet flavor isn’t complete without cream cheese.
2 Cake frosting
Pair cream cheese frosting with carrot cake, banana bread. red velvet cakes, and decadent chocolate cupcakes.
3 Cheese tarts
Indulge in a batch of gooey, decadent, sweet and salty lava cheese tarts! Make sure that you half-bake them to get the perfect texture.
Use cream cheese to complement a local favorite flavor combo: ube and cheese!
Have you tried cream cheese in brownies yet? You’re missing out!
In need of a light midday treat? Give pancakes a refreshing zing by slathering them with a delightfully tangy cream cheese filling.
7 Cake or brownie truffles
To make brownie truffles or cake truffles, all you have to do is mash brownie or cake crumbs with cream cheese. It’s quick and easy.
Can’t get your hands on mascarpone cheese? Cream cheese makes a worthy substitute. Try our quick recipe: