The addition of lemon and orange zest and freshly squeezed juice takes the flavor of this buttercream frosting over the top. Spread Lemon-Orange Buttercream Frosting over your favorite cake, cupcakes, or cookies--you won't be disappointed.

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Credit: Jennifer Davick

Recipe Summary

active:
10 mins
total:
10 mins
Yield:
Makes about 6 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Beat butter, orange zest, and lemon zest at medium speed with an electric mixer 1 to 2 minutes or until creamy; gradually add powdered sugar alternately with lemon juice and 5 Tbsp. fresh orange juice, beating at low speed until blended after each addition. Add up to 1 Tbsp. additional fresh orange juice, 1 tsp. at a time, until desired consistency is reached.

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