Facebook LinkedIn Email Pinterest Twitter Instagram YouTube Icon Navigation Search Icon Main Search Icon Video Play Icon Plus Icon Minus Icon Check Icon Print Icon Note Icon Heart Icon Filled Heart Icon Single Arrow Icon Double Arrow Icon Hamburger Icon TV Icon Close Icon Sorted Hamburger/Search Icon
Recipe

Lemon-Cream Cheese Frosting

Scott Phillips

Yield: Yields 1-1/4 cups

 

Ingredients

  • 5 oz. cream cheese (not low-fat or whipped), at room temperature
  • 2 Tbs. unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2 Tbs. lightly packed, finely grated lemon zest
  • 4 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 5 oz. confectioners’ sugar (1-1/4 cups, spooned and leveled)

Nutritional Information

      Nutritional Sample Size based on 36 servings
      Calories (kcal) : 35
      Fat Calories (kcal): 20
      Fat (g): 2
      Saturated Fat (g): 1.5
      Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 0
      Monounsaturated Fat (g): 0.5
      Cholesterol (mg): 5
      Sodium (mg): 10
      Carbohydrates (g): 4
      Fiber (g): 0
      Protein (g): 0

Preparation

  • In a medium bowl, beat the cream cheese with a hand-held electric mixer on medium speed until very smooth, about 30 seconds. Add the butter and beat until smooth, about 30 seconds. Beat in the lemon zest, lemon juice, and vanilla. On low speed, gradually add the confectioners’ sugar, beating until smooth. Increase the speed to high and beat for just a few seconds, until the frosting is smooth and fluffy. Don’t overbeat or you may thin the frosting.

Reviews

Rate or Review

Reviews

We haven't received any reviews yet for this recipe.

Have you made it? Tell us what you thought!

Rate this Recipe

Write a Review

Delicious Dish

Find the inspiration you crave for your love of cooking

Fine Cooking Magazine

Subscribe today
and save up to 44%

Already a subscriber? Log in.

Videos

View All

Moveable Feast Logo

Season 4 Extras

San Luis Obispo, CA (506)

In this episode of Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking from San Luis Obispo county, California, Curtis jumps into the waters of Morro Bay Oyster Company, a hub for oyster farming…

View all Moveable Feast recipes and video extras

Connect

Follow Fine Cooking on your favorite social networks