Lemon Buttercream Frosting

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by mollypaul

A delicious offering from an old Family Circle cookbook.

Top Review by Halcyon Eve

Delicious & simple frosting recipe. I was out of yellow food coloring, but I'd recommend it--it was a pretty plain off-white color. Yellow would have been so much prettier. This made plenty to generously cover a 12-cup bundt cake. It was a little on the stiff side, so have a little extra lemon juice or milk on hand in case you need it. Thanks for sharing, Molly!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat butter or margarine until soft in a medium sized bowl.
  2. Beat in confectioners' sugar alternately with lemon rind, salt lemon juice, and milk.
  3. Continue beating until smooth and spreadable.

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