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Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

 
Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting
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This is a refreshing and delicious frosting that can be used for frosting cakes, cupcakes, or cookies. The citrus flavor is a winner, adding some sourness and freshness into the sweetness, with the creamy and smooth texture!

Yield

16

servings

Prep

6

min

Cook

0

min

Ready

8

min

Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

8 ounces cream cheese
1 package, softened
4 tablespoons butter, unsalted
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons lemon zest
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
5 cups powdered sugar

Directions

Add cream cheese, butter, lemon juice, lemon zest, and vanilla in a large bowl with an electric mixture until smooth and fluffy.

Beat in powdered sugar with 2 additions until creamy and well blended.

Put in more powdered sugar or juice as needed for easy spreading.

Makes about 3 ¾ cups frosting.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

about 7 years

Freshly squeezed lemon juice and freshly grated lemon zest with cream cheese create this delicious frosting. I love the flavor of it, and the creamy and smooth texture. I used this frosting to frost my lemon yogurt cupcakes, they were so good!

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 58g (2.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 22232% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 44mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 13%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 1% Iron 1%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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