To keep the icing soft, cover the bowl with a damp paper towel.


Makes 1 cup

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Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes


2 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup butter, softened
6 to 8 tsp. fresh lemon juice


1. Beat together powdered sugar, butter, and 6 tsp. lemon juice at medium speed with an electric mixer 1 to 2 minutes or until spreading consistency, adding up to 2 tsp. lemon juice, 1/2 tsp. at a time, if necessary.

Elvira Schneider, New Braunfels, Texas,

Southern Living

June 2007
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