Lemon Frosting


  • 125 g salted butter NOT MARGARINE! (preferably left at room temperature overnight / few hours)
  • 250 g icing sugar
  • Zest of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 Tbsp milk ( if you feel it needs more add no more than 2 tbsps. We usually add one milk cap & it’s perfect!)


  1. Recite Bismillah.
  2. Beat butter till light & creamy. (It is preferable to use a stand mixer so that your arms do not get tired.)
  3. Gradually add in icing sugar, milk & zest and mix on high speed till fluffy and light in colour. (Remember the trick is to keep beating till you get a white soft & fluffy buttercream.)
  4. Dye using gel colour- optional ( We prefer sugar flair 🙂

Tip: If you prefer a less sweeter buttercream, use equal parts icing sugar to butter.


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