Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
4 oz cream cheese, softened
2 Tbsp butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract (optional)
2 Tbsp heavy cream
In a mixing bowl using an electric mixer, whip cream cheese and butter until smooth and fluffy. Stir in powdered sugar and vanilla and mix until combined. Add heavy cream and whip until fluffy, about 2 minutes longer. Store in refrigerator in an airtight container.