Lemon Orange Frosting Recipe - Allrecipes.com

Lemon Orange Frosting

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"Frosting for General Robert E. Lee Cake or use your own white or lemon cake recipes. Enough to cover the sides and top of a 4 - 9 inch layer cake."

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Original recipe makes 5 cups (approx.) Change Servings

Directions

  1. Beat the butter until it has the appearance of thick cream, stir in confectioners sugar, a little at a time, and continue working until mixture is very smooth. Beat in egg yolk and lemon juice. Stir in enough orange juice to make a spreadable frosting, then add grated rind of 1 lemon and 2 grated orange rinds. Spread on sides and top of cake.
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Sep 16, 2003

I loved this frosting its pretty good but I only give it 4 satrs because The 6 cups of confectioners sugar are way of, I dont know how 6 cups could be the recipe I only used 2 cups and it came out perfect and quite sweet already! You can also add food coloring to eat anda decorate your cakes!

 
Sep 07, 2010

it was just okay. I had to add A LOT of lemon juice to give it any flavor besides confectioner's sugar.

 

8 Ratings

May 14, 2003

I love this recipe, and I always use it with yellow cake.

 
Sep 25, 2009

This recipe is awesome! I always use it with our orange peel cookies!

 
Dec 23, 2013

Loved it! I made the recipe as it except I left out the lemon peel and orange peel. I used Earth Balance butter since my son is allergic to dairy. I added one tablespoon more of the orange juice and lemon juice to get it at the consistency that I wanted. Colored and frosted it on a gingerbread cake for Christmas. Looks great! I will be using this one again.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 174 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 39 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 2.6 g
  • 4%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 17 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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