Lemon Buttercream Frosting


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This Lemon Buttercream Frosting is an elegant blend of sweetness with a hint of lemon. Add it to your next vanilla cake or glaze the tops of your next batch of homemade sugar cookies.


2 sticks Butter, softened
3 cups Confectioners Sugar (also known as Powdered Sugar)
1 tablespoon Lemon Zest
2 tablespoon Lemon Extract
1 tablespoon Lemon Juice


1. Mix two sticks of butter in a stand mixer for one minute.
2. Add the confectioner sugar and mix together.
3. Add lemon zest, extract and juice to the mixer.
4. Mix until light and fluffy.

Recipe courtesy of Madeleine of Madeleine's Madeleines, 2013.