MarthaStewart.com's lemon glaze and TheKitchenMagpie.com's lemon icing glaze are good recipes for lemon glaze to use on a lemon glaze cake. Lemon buttercream icing involves adding lemon juice and zest to a traditional buttercream icing recipe.Continue Reading
Martha Stewart's lemon glaze recipe calls for only two ingredients. Add 2 to 3 tablespoons of lemon juice to 2 cups confectioner's sugar, and stir until the mixture is thick but easy to pour. If the mixture is too thick, add more lemon juice; if it is too runny, add more sugar.
The Kitchen Magpie's lemon icing glaze recipe is slightly more complex. To make this recipe, mix 1 1/3 cups confectioner's sugar, 1/4 cup lemon juice and zest from one lemon. Combine these ingredients, then add 1 teaspoon salted butter. Microwave the glaze for 45 seconds, or until the butter is just melted, then whisk the mixture until smooth. Let this glaze sit for a few minutes before pouring over your cake or other lemon dessert.
For Wilton.com's recipe for lemon buttercream icing, cream 1/2 vegetable shortening and 1/2 cup butter. Add 2 tablespoons lemon juice and 1 teaspoon lemon zest. Gradually add 4 cups confectioner's sugar, and beat until light and fluffy. If the icing is too dry, add extra lemon juice or milk. This icing is much thicker than lemon glaze.Learn more about Desserts