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Five Spice Powder Frosting Recipe

My first question when considering a five spice frosting recipe was, "What are the five spices in five spice powder?" However, I learned that the name doesn't refer to the quantity of spices!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: five spice frosting, five spice frosting recipe
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 218kcal


  • 1/4 C 1/2 stick butter, room temperature
  • 8 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 3 C powdered sugar sifted
  • 2 t five spice powder
  • 1 t vanilla extract


  • Beat the butter and cream cheese until combined.
  • Slowly add the powdered sugar and beat until creamy.
  • Add the five spice powder and vanilla extract.


Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 95mg | Potassium: 35mg | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 370IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 0.3mg