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Test Kitchen Approved

Grenadine-Infused Cream Cheese Frosting

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen


2 cups

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen

Nothing could make cream cheese frosting better... except maybe flavors of vanilla and sweet pomegranate! Make this tasty frosting along with our Grenadine-Infused Cupcakes recipe. 

Serving Suggestions

Pair with our Grenadine-Infused Cupcakes! This recipe also works with our Hibiscus-Lavender Simple Syrup.

Recipe Notes

*Click here for the Vanilla Bean-Grenadine Simple Syrup recipe.


1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened

8 oz. cream cheese, softened

2 cups powdered sugar

Juice of 1/2 lemon

4 Tbsp. Vanilla Bean-Grenadine Simple Syrup*

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Pure Tahitian Vanilla Extract

    Tahitian extract pairs particularly well with fruit-based foods, or when its subtle floral notes can shine. As with all our vanilla extracts, this ...

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Cream together butter and cream cheese in an electric mixer until smooth. Add powdered sugar in a few batches and mix at medium speed until smooth and free of any lumps. Add vanilla, lemon juice and syrup and mix until well combined. Spread or pipe the frosting onto cake, cookies or cupcakes.