Cool Whip Frosting

This delightful Cool Whip frosting is light, fluffy, and perfect for topping cakes, cupcakes, and other desserts.


1 (8-ounce) container Cool Whip, thawed
1 (3.4-ounce) package instant pudding mix (flavor of your choice)
1 cup cold milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Additional toppings or sprinkles (optional)


Prepare the Pudding Mixture: In a mixing bowl, combine the instant pudding mix, cold milk, and vanilla extract. Whisk together until smooth and well combined. Let the mixture sit for about 5 minutes to allow the pudding to thicken slightly.
Fold in the Cool Whip: Once the pudding mixture has thickened slightly, gently fold in the thawed Cool Whip until fully incorporated. Be careful not to overmix, as you want to maintain the frosting’s light and fluffy texture.
Chill (Optional): If the frosting seems too soft, you can chill it in the refrigerator for 15-30 minutes to help it firm up slightly before using.
Frost Your Desserts: Once the frosting reaches your desired consistency, use it to frost cakes, cupcakes, or any other desserts of your choice. Spread it evenly over the surface of each dessert using a spatula or piping bag.
Garnish (Optional): For an extra special touch, garnish your frosted desserts with additional toppings or sprinkles, if desired.
Serve and Enjoy: Serve your desserts immediately, or store them in the refrigerator until ready to enjoy. This Cool Whip frosting is best enjoyed fresh but can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: Makes enough frosting for one 9×13-inch cake or 24 cupcakes

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