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Eric's Lemon Frosting

Rated as 3.57 out of 5 Stars

"I tried a recipe for frosting at first, but then just made this frosting."
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10 m servings 138
Original recipe yields 24 servings


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  1. Beat confectioners' sugar, butter, and milk together in a bowl until desired consistency is reached. Add vanilla extract and beat until smooth. Add lemon juice and lemon zest; beat until smooth and thick.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 138 calories; 5.9 21.3 0.2 16 43 Full nutrition

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I dare you not to eat all of this directly out of the bowl. Make the whole portion because half will only make it to your cake! It is a light and fresh accent to your pastry; not too sweet and n...

1/2 c milk is too much. It turned out very runny. I would add 1/4 c to start and adjust from there as needed. Turned out to be more of a glaze, which would have worked well say on angel food ca...

Tastes amazing, but the texture was kind of strange. I recommend adding toasted coconut to the frosting to make it taste one level up. YUM!

A bit sweet for me, I will use less powdered sugar next time and reduce milk accordingly. I love lemon and this hit the spot.

Love this recipe but for me it was too much frosting. I am doing 2 pound cakes.