Lemon Icing

Yield: 1 serving ( Serving Size: 2 - 2 1/2 cups )
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  • 4 cup(s) confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 pound(s) unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoon(s) lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup(s) lemon juice
  • few drops of yellow food coloring optional


  1. In a large bowl cream together the sugar and butter with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Mix in the lemon zest, lemon juice, and food coloring until spreading consistency is achieved.

  2. Lime Icing: Substitute lime zest for lemon zest; lime juice for lemon juice; and green food coloring for yellow food coloring.
September 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by humboldt29 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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