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Lime Butter Cream Frosting (makes approx. 3 cups of frosting)

  • Author: Laura



  • 8 Tbsp (1 stick) butter, room temperature
  • 3 ¾ cups powdered sugar, sifted
  • 34 tbsp. milk or cream
  • 2 tsp lime extract or lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp lime zest


  1. Place the butter in a large mixing bowl. Beat until light and fluffy, about 30 seconds. Stop the mixer before adding the sugar or you will have a large mess to clean up.
  2. Add the sugar, 3 tablespoons milk (cream) and lime extract or juice and lime zest. Beat frosting starting on slow increasing your speed until frosting is nice and creamy. Add up to 1 or more tablespoons of milk (cream) if frosting to too thick.
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