lemon buttercream icing
This is the best lemon buttercream recipe and how to make it. This easy-to-follow tutorial will show you how to make lemon buttercream.
Basic ingredients for lemon buttercream icing
- 2 cups unsalted butter (room temp)
- 1/2 cup fresh juice
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3 pounds (12 oz) confectioners sugar (purecane)
- 2 heaping tbs lemon peel
How to make lemon buttercream icing
- Blend your butter and lemon juice in your mixer on low speed until you have a smooth mixture. This step is important as your frosting may separate if the lemon juice is not mixed well with the butter. Add the confectioner’s sugar and salt to the mixture and blend on low, scraping the sides. Mix the lemon zest by hand.
- Now You can increase the amount of confectioners sugar by 1/4 cup until you get the desired consistency.