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Lemon-Cream Cheese Frosting

Yield 2 cups
Overbeating the frosting will make it runny, so be sure to beat it just until blended, and make sure the butter and cream cheese are chilled before using.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter or stick margarine, chilled
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 (8-ounce) block 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, chilled
  • 3 cups powdered sugar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 123
  • caloriesfromfat 40 %
  • fat 5.5 g
  • satfat 3.5 g
  • monofat 1.6 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 1.3 g
  • carbohydrate 17.7 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 16 mg
  • iron 0.1 mg
  • sodium 77 mg
  • calcium 11 mg

How to Make It

  1. Beat first 4 ingredients at high speed of a mixer about 2 minutes or just until smooth (do not overbeat). Gradually add powdered sugar, and beat at low speed just until blended (do not overbeat). Cover and chill 2 hours.