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key lime buttercream icing

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a recipe by
Patsy Fowler
Anderson, SC

this icing is a new recipe for me my best friend gave it to me it is really good on cakes

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serves 2-3/4 cups
prep time 10 Min

Ingredients For key lime buttercream icing

  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    key lime zest
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1 pkg
    (16 oz) powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    key lime juice
  • 1-2 Tbsp

How To Make key lime buttercream icing

  • 1
    beat first 4 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy.
  • 2
    gradually add powdered sugar alternately with key lime juice, 1 tablespoon at a time and 1 tablespoon milk, beating at low speed until blended and smooth after each addition.
  • 3
    beat in up to 1 tablespoon additional milk for desired consistency.

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