Cream Cheese Icing

Hello everyone! I have an order for a 3 tiered cake, the bride doesn’t like the fondant and she asked for a red velvet cake coverd with cream cheese icing. The recipe that I have get real crusti very fast and is impossible smooth the icing . Can someone have a receipe that I can use, pleassse help me with this??? Thanks

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Amy Filipoff ...

I do a cream cheese that is very similar to my buttercream, it does crust but no faster than crustuing BC.

For 5lbs
2- 8oz blocks full fat cream cheese
1 stick salted butter
1 stick unsalted butter
4lb powdered sugar
1 tbsp lemon juice
2 tsp vanilla
approx 1/4 c half & half
Cream together cream cheese& butter, mix in lemon & vanilla before slowly adding powdered sugar, use half to thin the ocing to the proper consistency (for me this can vary depending on humidity)