*16 oz. powdered sugar
*1-8 oz. package of cream cheese (softened)
*1/2 stick of butter (softened)
*3 tbsp. lemon juice
*1 tsp. vanilla
*16 oz. container of whipped cream
*yellow food coloring
1. In a large bowl, blend together the cream cheese, butter, lemon juice, and vanilla.
2. Gradually add the powdered sugar and then the whipped cream blending everything thoroughly together.
3. Food coloring can be added to give the frosting a lovely lemon color. (About 12 drops works perfectly.)
4. For best results, refrigerate overnight before using it to frost cupcakes or a cake.
The Story Behind the Recipe
Originally this was meant to just be a lemon cream cheese frosting, but my recipe turned out very runny. After trying to thicken it up with a little more sugar and some cornstarch, it was still too runny to frost with. As a final resort, I added a container of whipped cream and...
My kitchen mishap suddenly turned into a delicious disaster. The frosting was even tastier than before and had a wonderful creamy consistency. Thus my frosting became a yummy whipped lemon cream cheese frosting. I hope you enjoy!