Lemon-Cream Cheese Frosting

Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey

This is a very soft frosting, perfect for spreading over a sheet cake. If you use it for a layer cake, reduce the lemon juice to 1 Tbsp.

 

This recipe goes with Heavenly Angel Food Cake

Yield: Makes about 3 1/2 cups
Recipe from Southern Living

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 (8-oz.) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 (16-oz.) package powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest

Preparation

  1. 1. Beat cream cheese and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; add lemon juice, beating just until blended. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating at low speed until blended; stir in lemon zest.
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