FRESH LEMON BUTTERCREAM FROSTING
I really like frosting… as in LOVE it. Cupcakes are pretty good but I really actually consider them a vehicle for getting the frosting into my mouth.
- 2 lemons
- 1 cup butter
- 3 cups powdered sugar
- 4 oz cream cheese
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Cream butter with mixer on medium until light and fluffy. Zest lemons and add into butter (you should have about 1 tablespoon lemon zest).
Juice 1/2 of one of the lemons and add 2-3 tablespoons to butter mixture.
Add powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time and beat until light and fluffy. Add softened cream cheese and beat until fluffy.
Add more lemon juice if required to reached desired consistency.
, Fat: 18g
, Saturated Fat: 11g
, Cholesterol: 51mg
, Sodium: 166mg
, Potassium: 42mg
, Carbohydrates: 32g
, Sugar: 30g
, Vitamin A: 12%
, Vitamin C: 11.6%
, Calcium: 1.8%
, Iron: 0.9%
(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)
Keyword Lemon Buttercream
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