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Biscoff Cream Cheese Frosting

Biscoff Cream Cheese Frosting

Ever heard of Biscoff? It’s heaven in a glass jar, Europe’s alternative to peanut butter, and downright addicting! I turned it into a heavenly frosting for cupcakes that’s hard to beat!

Have you heard of Biscoff Spread before? It’s made in Belgium, and is (supposedly) Europe’s alternative to peanut butter. We heard about it when it was mentioned on a podcast that we regularly listen to. It’s only available in certain stores (check here to see where you can find it near you), but after it was described as one of the most delicious things on the planet, I decided to make a special trip to Meijer to track some down. They sell creamy and crunchy varieties for about $4-5 per jar and after one taste, I was sold! It is utterly addicting, and SO SO good!

For the first few days, I could be found eating spoonfuls of the stuff! Then I got a little more civilized and started slathering it on crackers. Eventually I got a brilliant idea that Biscoff, aside from being eaten by the spoonful, would be AMAZING in a frosting. But then came the great debate. What should I make to go with it? Cake or cupcakes? Yellow or Chocolate? I wanted whatever I made to pair perfectly with the Biscoff frosting! Eventually I decided upon homemade yellow cupcakes and I think it was the right decision. The Biscoff Cream Cheese frosting really shined when it was paired with yellow cupcakes!

While frosting may be intimidating if you’ve never made it before, it is pretty foolproof and usually super simple to make. I knew I liked the way this recipe for Peanut Butter Frosting turned out, so I decided to use it as my base, and just swap the Biscoff Spread in for the Peanut Butter. Success! The frosting turned out perfectly! For the cupcake portion, I went with a homemade yellow cupcake mix adapted from Cook’s Country (yellow cupcake recipe here). It’s a great go-to recipe, but feel free to use any recipe you’d like, or even boxed mix from the store if you’re in a rush. 

LIke I said, Biscoff by itself is uber addicting, and equally if not more addicting in frosting form. Cautiously indulge, and don’t blame me if you gain a pound or two after you introduce Biscoff Spread into your life! ;)

Biscoff Cream Cheese Frosting

Biscoff Cream Cheese Frosting 2

Prep Time: 5mn
Cook Time: N/A
Total Time: 5mn

INGREDIENTS

  • 24 yellow cupcakes, baked and cooled (recipe here for homemade yellow cake mix)
  • 10 ounces cream cheese, room temp
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, room temp
  • 5 cups powdered sugar/confectioners sugar
  • 2/3 cup creamy Biscoff Spread

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine cream cheese with unsalted butter in a mixer. Beat until fluffy
  2. Add in 5 cups powdered sugar, one cup at a time, mixing well after each cup.
  3. Add in the Biscoff Spread and mix until it’s blended well. Make sure to scrape down the sides of your mixer bowl to ensure everything is combined.
  4. If the frosting is too creamy, add a little more powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time until you get your desired consistency.
  5. Divide the frosting evenly among the 24 cupcakes. Tip: I bought a cheap mini cake decorating kit at Target, in the baking aisle, for under $10. It came with a few bags, a few different tips, and an instruction booklet. This is all I use for decorating my cupcakes. They don’t look perfect, but they do look better than using a knife to slather on frosting.

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  1. I too love biscoff. I have usually been able to find it at WalMart. I have never thought about using it in frosting though. I bet it would be good with carrot cake!

  2. Never heard of it. Is it made from peanuts or a different kind of nut or what? what is it exactly?

  3. Patricia A. Johnson

    I have been trying to track this down (biscoff) and can’t find it-WHERE do I look ??

  4. Some Walmarts carry it. The Biscoff site has a “Find Biscoff Near You” link: [biscoff.com]

  5. Ohh looks yummy! I think I will make this for my haunt workers this weekend! Tnx for sharing!

  6. I love biscoff too! Someone gave me a jar & I keep it in my drawer at work & sneak spoonfuls every once in awhile. Ok, all the time! It brings back memories of flying to Boston to spend the summer with my grandparents. They served those little biscoff cookies on planes, way back when! Haha!! At first, I think it was very hard to find the spread, but now I find it in my local grocery store. This frosting sounds devine!! Thanks for the recipe!!

    • We eat it by the spoonful too, Debbie! It’s so addicting! I haven’t actually tried Biscoff cookies, but they must be good if that’s what this spread is make from. :) Thanks for the message!

  7. Ryan Elizabeth Berthoux

    Do u have any tips on decorating cupcakes for dummies? I can’t seem to ice cupcakes very good…

  8. Is it peanut and tree nut free? I’ve never heard of it.

  9. Where can I get?

  10. Yes, it is nut free. My Target just started to sell it too. We eat it by the spoonful as well. It’s awesome!

  11. I LOVE Biscoff! ‘ Can’t wait to try this!!! :)

  12. One of my favorite cookies. I bet this stuff is awesome

  13. We were lucky to taste test it at Wal-Mart. So yummy.
    I gave one jar to my daughter in college as a birthday gift so she could hoard the whole thing to herself. It was so funny!! She said it was perfect.

  14. Peggy Stevenson Shockey

    I love it!!!! But have a difficult time finding it…..you said WalMart??

  15. Walmart has it. It’s delicious! I kinda wish I’d never eaten my first bite…..totally addicting….
    Try it as an icing on banana cupcakes..

  16. Judi Penner Corcoran

    I love this brand. Had their cookies on an international flight and every time I can find them I buy them, but not easy to find. I will try the spread if I can find it. Sounds yummy!

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