Item# WLRECIP-8912

Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Item No. WLRECIP-8912
Amount
2 1/2 cups
Prep Time
5 min
Skill Level
Beginner
Total Time
15 min

This lemon cream cheese frosting recipe is sweet, tangy and delicious! Pair it with a simple yellow cake or pump up the flavor with a lemon cake recipe. No matter what you choose this lemon frosting will have your guests drooling.

Ingredients

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Lemon Cream Cheese Icing

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  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest (from 1 large lemon)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 4 cups powdered sugar (confectioners’ sugar)

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  • Large bowl
  • Electric mixer
  • Spatula

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  • Notes:

    • To make lime cream cheese frosting, substitute equal amounts of lime zest and juice for the lemon zest and juice.
    • Frosting is a soft consistency, making it perfect for spreading on cakes or cupcakes.
    • This recipe makes about 2 1/2 cups frosting which is enough to cover a 6-inch round or square cake. Need more? This recipe can easily be doubled!

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