Lemon Buttercream Frosting

lemon buttercream frosting Dessert
Lemon Buttercream Frosting
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 min
  • Servings 12

The secret to perfecting every dessert you make this season? This homemade lemon buttercream frosting. Layer cakes, cookies, cupcakes—you name it, chances are it’s going to taste better with a little bit of this citrusy frosting on top. The best part is that it’s super easy to make, and you only need four ingredients to get started. Just mix together butter, powdered sugar, lemon juice and grated lemon peel for an ultra-creamy, tart and tangy, best-you-ever-had lemon buttercream frosting. MORE+ LESS-

Updated February 13, 2020


cups powdered sugar
cups butter or margarine, softened
tablespoons lemon juice
teaspoon grated lemon peel


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    Beat butter, lemon peel and lemon juice in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed 30 seconds. Gradually beat in powdered sugar. Beat 2 to minutes longer or until light and fluffy.

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