Lemon Buttercream Frosting

Lemon is one of my favorite flavors. It's bright and sunshiny and says, "Be happy." It also tastes delicious in this luscious Lemon Buttercream Frosting.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword buttercream, frosting, lemon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 cups
Author Jessica Fisher


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • zest of one lemon
  • 1 -2 Tablespoons lemon juice


  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter until fluffy. Add the sugar and lemon zest. Beat until the mixture starts to be a bit crumbly.
  2. Add the lemon juice until you have a smooth texture. Beat until well combined and fluffy. Adjust with more sugar or juice, depending on what consistency you’re looking for.