Lemon Butter Icing

Lemon Butter Icing

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Here is a tangy icing that feels cool on the palate, giving a refreshing and exciting twist to any sponge cake. Not only does the Lemon Butter Icing taste fabulous, it also looks a nice, pleasant yellow, adding to the visual appeal of the dessert. Use this to dress up a sponge cake, or fill into piping bags and use on cupcakes.

Lemon Butter Icing recipe - How to make Lemon Butter Icing

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 0.50 servings
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1 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp grated lemon rind
a few drops lemon colour
a few drops lemon essence
1/4 cup soft butter
1 3/4 cups icing sugar

  1. Sieve the icing sugar in a deep bowl and keep aside.
  2. Combine the butter in a deep bowl and mix it with a help of a wooden spoon till light and smooth for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add the icing sugar gradually and mix well.
  4. Add the lemon rind, lemon juice, lemon colour and lemon essence and mix well.
  5. Use as required.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy1152 cal
Protein0.1 g
Carbohydrates209.8 g
Fiber0.2 g
Fat34.1 g
Cholesterol105 mg
Sodium347.1 mg


Lemon Butter Icing
 on 06 May 15 12:13 PM

Lemon butter icing, perfect for a plain vanilla sponge cake, with a lemony flavor, and bits of rind which is tasted on every bite. This icing can be used to decorate the cakes also.