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Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell Photo by: Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell

Lemon-Orange Buttercream Frosting

 

 

This recipe goes with Orange Slice Cake, Lemon-Orange Chiffon Cake

Southern Living MARCH 2012

  • Yield: Makes about 6 cups
  • Hands-on:10 Minutes
  • Total:10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons orange zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 (32-oz.) package powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 5 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon additional fresh orange juice

Preparation

Beat butter, orange zest, and lemon zest at medium speed with an electric mixer 1 to 2 minutes or until creamy; gradually add powdered sugar alternately with lemon juice and 5 Tbsp. fresh orange juice, beating at low speed until blended after each addition. Add up to 1 Tbsp. additional fresh orange juice, 1 tsp. at a time, until desired consistency is reached.

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