Add this Key Lime Cream Cheese Frosting to white cake, coconut cake, or a key lime cake or cupcakes for a tangy and sweet spring or summer treat. Made with fresh lime juice and lime zest, this frosting is refreshing and delicious and so perfect you'll want to eat it with a spoon!
- In a large mixing bowl, or the bowl of your stand mixer, cream together the softened butter and cream cheese until smooth.
- Next beat in lime zest and lime juice.
- Gradually add powdered sugar, one cup at a time, mixing thoroughly and scraping down the sides of the bowl with a silicone spatula after each cup.
- Beat until smooth.
- If the frosting is too stiff, add milk one teaspoon at a time until desired consistency is reached. If it's too thin, add powdered sugar one tablespoon at a time until thickened.
- Prep Time: 15
- Category: Dessert
- Method: Hand Mixer
- Cuisine: American
Keywords: key lime, key lime juice, cream cheese, buttercream, frosting, cream cheese frosting, key lime frosting, lime frosting, icing