Lemon Buttercream Frosting Recipe @pinch

We could eat this lemon buttercream with a spoon It is so good. We love that Desiree uses the natural flavor from the zest and fresh lemon juice things the frosting a bit. Add the juice a little at a time until the proper consistency is achieved so the frosting doesn't get too thin. It is super easy to make and so good. We topped a lemon cupcake with it and it was lemon heaven. nnThis buttercream frosting recipe makes a lot of frosting. If you are making a layer cake, follow the ingredients as listed. If you are icing up to 24 cupcakes or a 9x13 cake, we'd suggest cutting the recipe in half. This is a super sweet and tangy lemon buttercream.

lemon buttercream frosting
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Recipe Cuisine: American Recipe Category: Cakes Yield: 6 Servings
Ingredients :
  • 2 cup(s) butter, softened
  • 1 large lemon, zested
  • 1 large lemon juiced (2 if not juicy)
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract
  • pinch(es) generous pinch of salt
  • 6 cup(s) powdered sugar
Intructions :
  • Cream the butter, lemon zest, salt, and vanilla
  • Slowly add the powdered sugar 1 cup at a time
  • Alternating with the lemon juice
  • Feel free to add yellow gel food coloring as I did.

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