Lemon Cream Frosting

So I had recently posted about Gingerbread Latte Cupcakes and I wanted to make some type of frosting that would pair nicely with it. Something that was light and refreshing. Especially since this is for Thanksgiving one of the very heavy hitting holidays.

Here are the ingredients needed for this recipe:


  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 16 oz. cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 cups confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. lemon zest
  • 4 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. thinly sliced candied ginger (optional)

Step 1: In a large bowl, cream together the cream cheese, butter, sugar, vanilla extract, and salt until smooth and fluffy.

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Step 2: Add in the lemon juice and lemon zest, beat to combine.

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Step 3: Chill the frosting for 30 minutes before use.