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Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

"Great on Lemon Drops."
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Ingredients

servings 73 cals
Original recipe yields 32 servings (4 cups)

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Directions

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  1. Beat cream cheese and butter in a bowl until combined. Beat in powdered sugar and lemon juice.
  2. Beat in 2-1/4 to 2-1/2 cups more of powdered sugar till frosting is of spreading consistency. Stir in a few drops of yellow food coloring.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 73 calories; 2.7 g fat; 12.3 g carbohydrates; 0.3 g protein; 8 mg cholesterol; 21 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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5 cups of sugar is way too much! I followed other people's instructions and only put 1 and 1/2 cups of sugar in and added a bit more lemon juice and it turned out perfectly. This is sooo good, a...

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As written, only an average recipe. Too much playing around with measurements to get it to proper consistency to rate this any higher. I used only half the amount of lemon juice (and added some ...

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5 cups of sugar is way too much! I followed other people's instructions and only put 1 and 1/2 cups of sugar in and added a bit more lemon juice and it turned out perfectly. This is sooo good, a...

As written, only an average recipe. Too much playing around with measurements to get it to proper consistency to rate this any higher. I used only half the amount of lemon juice (and added some ...

I made this frosting yesterday, and used fresh lemon juice and no food coloring (you don't really need it, the color is nice without coloring). The flavor is great, except I think that it's much...

Lovely, luscious and perfectly lemony ambrosia. Applied this to the lemon drop cookie recipe on this website. The cookie was OK without the frosting, but was just devine with this frosting. It's...

This icing is great! I used it for both lemon cupcakes and carrot muffins and it was the best part. Half of the recipe iced 12 cupcakes/muffins.

Family loved this recipe. I doubled the lemon juice and added about 2 teaspoons of lemon zest to the mix and then added enough extra powdered sugar to compensate for the extra juice. It was ...

I'm not usually a lemon person but omg this frosting is amazing and addictive. I can't keep my fingers out of the bowl! I use freshly squeezed lemon juice for the best flavor.

Easy, quick and delicious recipe! I did as other reviewers and used less sugar, added lemon zest, and a bit more lemon juice than what the recipe called for. It turned out great!

Wonderful! I added lemon zest and a tsp of vanilla. 3 cups of sugar was perfect. It iced 8 cupcakes generously.