Lemon-Lime Glaze

Lemon-Lime Glaze Recipe
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Spoon Lemon-Lime Glaze over your favorite pound cake. Made with fresh lime and lemon juice and lemon zest, this glaze brightens the flavor of the glaze.


Makes about 1 cup
Total time: 5 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 5 Minutes
Total: 5 Minutes


2 cups powdered sugar
2 teaspoons lemon zest
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (optional)


Whisk together powdered sugar, lemon zest, 1 1/2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice, and lime juice in a bowl until blended and smooth. (For a thinner glaze, stir in an additional 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice, 1 tsp. at a time, if desired.)