Lemon Icing


This is a superb lemon frosting and does not take long to make.

close up view of cake coated with Lemon Icing garnished with strawberries
Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
2 cups


  • ½ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar


  1. Combine butter, lemon juice, vanilla, and confectioners' sugar in a large mixing bowl and beat until light and fluffy. Add more confectioners' sugar, or lemon juice to adjust the consistency as needed.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

191 Calories
8g Fat
32g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 191
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 55mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 11%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 3mg 0%
Potassium 6mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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