Whipped Lemon Frosting
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 4-5 cups powdered confectioners sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons whipping cream
  1. In a stand mixer with the paddle attachment or with an electric hand mixer, beat butter until light and fluffy. Slowly, add 4 cups of the powdered sugar, beating on low until well combined. Add in lemon juice, zest, and whipping cream. Beat until combined. Add additional powdered sugar if you want a stiffer buttercream for piping. Place buttercream frosting into a piping bag fitted with a Wilton 1M tip or any desired tip. Or you can use an offset spatula to spread the buttercream onto the cupcakes as well. Either way, they taste just as delish. Method one is just FAHN SAY ER..
Recipe by SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL EATING at https://simplybeautifuleating.com/2019/05/24/lemon-buttermilk-cupcakes-with-whipped-lemon-zest-frosting/