Versatility is the name of the game with this icing. Substituting liqueur, milk, or another citrus juice for the lemon juice lets you customize the icing for a variety of cakes. It's especially delicious drizzled atop loaf cakes.

Martha Stewart Living, September 2010

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Credit: Pål Allan

Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Yield:
Makes 1 1/2 cups (enough to glaze an 8-inch cake)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk together sugar and lemon juice until smooth. If icing is too thick, add more lemon juice, 1 teaspoon at a time. Use immediately.

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Reviews (1)

59 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
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Rating: 2 stars
12/24/2018
It works five minutes delicious I tried giving five stars would not let me
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