Orange Buttercream Frosting

Use this frosting to frost this Fresh Orange Layer Cake!

Yield: Enough for one 2-layer cake

Prep Time: 10 min

Orange Buttercream Frosting


1/2 cup (1 stick) salted butter, softened
2 teaspoons grated orange zest
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 large egg yolk
1 box (1 pound) powdered sugar
1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice


Use an electric mixer to combine the butter, zest, salt and egg yolk in a medium bowl. Add the sugar alternately with orange juice beating until of spreading consistency.


One Response to “Orange Buttercream Frosting”

  1. postedJul 5, 2010 7:31 PM

    i want to make a lychee flavored frosting. can i use this one and just replaced the OJ with lychee juice and no orange rind?

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