When Life Hands You Lemons, Make Frosting!

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@Quinnn

I love this recipe so much, especially in the summer. Top your cakes and cupcakes with this "lick the bowl clean" frosting and then grate some fresh lemon and orange for a beautiful finishing touch to the top.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
Makes enough for a two layer cake.
Prep:
10 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

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  • 1 tsp
    fresh lemon peel
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter
  • 3 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    water
  • 1 dash(es)
    salt

How to Make When Life Hands You Lemons, Make Frosting!

Step-by-Step

  1. Add lemon peel to butter. Mix well.
  2. Add half of sugar to creamed mixture gradually, blending well after each addition.
  3. Combine lemon juice and water. Add to creamed mixture alternately with remaining sugar until it reaches desired consistency. Add salt.
  4. Beat until smooth. Top with additional grated lemon peel to decorate.

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About When Life Hands You Lemons, Make Frosting!

Course/Dish: Cakes, Cookies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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