Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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Jill Cooks

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@spicyjill

This is a great frosting for your favorite lemon cake. You can use orange zest instead of lemon.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

12 ounces cream cheese, chilled
1/4 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 cups powdered sugar
2 teaspoons lemon zest
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 tablespoons sour cream

How to Make Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Step-by-Step

  • 1In the bowl of a stand mixer with a paddle attachment, beat the cream cheese with the butter until thoroughly combined. Beat in the sugar and then the lemon zest, vanilla and sour cream.
  • 2Cover and refrigerate for about 30 minutes before using to frost cake. (will keep in an air tight containter in the refrigerator for one week).

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About Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy