Lemon Buttercream Frosting (From the Famous Sprinkles Cupcakes)

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by C. Taylor

I got this from my sister, who got it off the box of a Sprinkles Cupcake mix. She said it was to die for. Sprinkles is a famous bakery in CA, and was featured on Oprah.

Top Review by SaraFish

Cupcakes frosted with this stuff are FANTASTIC! My family has been treated a few times to fancy-schmancy cupcakes from a cupcake bakery around here that charges like four bucks for a cupcake so I decided to make my own! Boy am I glad I chose this recipe. I used a lemon cake mix and I "piped" this frosting a mile high, using a ziploc bag with the corner snipped off. I wanted a definate lemony taste so I used the zest and juice from 2 lemons and I reduced the sugar by 1/2 cup. It was perfect! I highly recommend using real butter...it makes all the difference, especially if you're piping a thick layer. It makes a lot, definately enough for a 2-layer cake, or enough for 2 dozen cupcakes even with a generous hand like mine. Try it - you won't be sorry!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine butter, sugar and salt and beat till well combined.
  2. Add lemon juice,zest and vanilla and continue to beat for another 3 to 5 minute or until creamy.

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