Lemon Juice And Buttercream?

Baking By MJ2008 Updated 18 Aug 2010 , 5:41pm by MJ2008

MJ2008 Posted 18 Aug 2010 , 5:18pm
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Can I add lemon juice to an all butter buttercream recipe or will it react badly with the butter? I'm making a practice cake today and wanted to try a lemon buttercream but I'm not sure if it will work.

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Alery Posted 18 Aug 2010 , 5:35pm
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I have done this and it worked out just fine (I also used some of the zest), but if you're worried they do make a lemon extract you could try.

MJ2008 Posted 18 Aug 2010 , 5:41pm
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Thanks. I was hoping to do it without a trip to the store since we don't live in town. I'll give it a try and see if it works.

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