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Lemon-Cream Cheese Frosting

Servings: Makes 3 cups frosting
1/2 cup (1 stick/4 oz./113g) butter, softened
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
4 cups confectioners' sugar
4 1/2 tsp. lemon juice
Few drops yellow food coloring (optional)

Beat butter and cream cheese in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add sugar gradually, beating after each addition until light and fluffy. Blend in lemon juice. If desired, add food coloring; beat until evenly tinted.

Makes 3 cups frosting, or will make enough to frost 24 cupcakes (using 2 tbsp. frosting for each cupcake).

Date: May 7, 2007