Recipe: Lemon Frosting


Makes enough for at least 21 cupcakes

  • 1 pound powdered sugar
  • 1 1/4 sticks butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon milk or cream (optional)

Beat the butter, slowly adding powdered sugar. Add the extract, then the lemon juice and zest. Add more powdered sugar or milk/cream if necessary to reach desired consistency.