Lemon Glaze Icing Recipe

Lemon Icing
Lemon Icing. Getty
  • 5 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: Makes 1/2 cup (3 servings)
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This simple icing can be used for many baked goods, including cookies, cakes, sweet breads, and pastries. It adds the perfect sweet-tart taste.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice (fresh)
  • 2 tsp. lemon zest (grated)
  • 1 tbsp. milk
  • Optional: 1 drop food coloring (small)

How to Make It

1. In a medium bowl, combine the powdered sugar, lemon juice, lemon zest, milk and food color, if desired. Stir until the mixture is smooth.

2. Drizzle over cookies, cakes and other baked goods.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 26
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Sodium 4 mg
Carbohydrates 8 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 1 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)