Lemon Orange Frosting

Frosting for General Robert E. Lee Cake or use your own white or lemon cake recipes. Enough to cover the sides and top of a 4 – 9 inch layer cake.

Lemon Orange Frosting

Ingredients

  • 6 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 large oranges
  • 1/4 cup butter

Instructions

1 Beat the butter until it has the appearance of thick cream, stir in confectioners sugar, a little at a time, and continue working until mixture is very smooth. Beat in egg yolk and lemon juice. Stir in enough orange juice to make a spreadable frosting, then add grated rind of 1 lemon and 2 grated orange rinds. Spread on sides and top of cake.

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