Tangy Lemon Frosting
|Confectioners sugar||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Vegetable shortening||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Grated lemon peel||1 Tablespoon|
|Yellow food coloring||10 Drop|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
Combine 1 cup of the sugar, the vegetable shortening, lemon peel, salt, and food coloring.
Add water and lemon juice alternately with remaining sugar; mix until smooth and creamy.
Add more sugar to thicken or water to thin if needed for good spreading consistency.
Frosts tops and sides of two 8 or 9 inch cake layers.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1904 Calories from Fat 453
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 51 g78.9%
Saturated Fat 12.8 g64%
Trans Fat 6.7 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 972.1 mg40.5%
Total Carbohydrates 364 g121.2%
Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.6%
Sugars 349 g
Protein 0.28 g0.56%
Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 43.7%
Calcium 2.2% Iron 0.94%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet