Lemon Icing

Lemon Icing


"This is a superb icing and does not take long to make."


5 m servings 191 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 191 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 7.7 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.5g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 55 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine the butter, lemon juice, vanilla, and confectioner's sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Add more confectioner's sugar, or lemon juice to adjust the consistency as needed.
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  1. 226 Ratings


I FORGOT TO MENTION: FRESH LEMON JUICE IS AN ABSOLUTE MUST!! This is an absolutely fantastic recipe. It has actually become my base icing for many different things... 1. Omit the lemon and repla...

soooooo good & soooo easy!! i tried the original recipe and liked it alot, then i tweaked it a bit and now i love it alot. :) i used 2 sticks of butter, a 2lb bag of powdered sugar, 1 tsp. vani...

I halved this to use with a lemon box mix cake. It was really sweet! I mean REALLY sweet! It didn't spread too well, either, as it was really thick.

Very nice frosting. Used it to ice a lemon sheet cake. If you want a really lemony taste, use lemon extract in place of the vanilla, or do half vanilla and half lemon.

This is a keeper. Sure you may have to add a little extra lemon juice or, as I did, a little milk...icing is like that..this icing is lemony and not too sweet.

I made a lemon cake from a box mix, and this icing/fosting provided a nice "home-made" touch. Very easy, and very tasty!

i used 2 1/2 cups of the sugar and 3 tablespoons of lemon juice to add more lemon flavour and make it thinner as people were complaining it was too hard to spread. Ended up tasting excellent, ve...

i added more lemon juice,then called for,and it was divine! i used it on top of the glorious sponge cake also on this site. will use this icing again,thank you!

This is really good icing. I add more lemon juice which gives it a kick.