When you need a quick and easy and super yummy dessert, try this Angel Food Cake with Lemon Buttercream Frosting – a light and airy cake topped with sweet, tart and yummy Lemon Frosting. It’s a classic for a reason.

  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Persons: 4
  • Difficulty: Easy

  • Ingredients
  • 1 cup Butter (softened)
  • 2 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/4 cup fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Half n’ Half
  • 2 tablespoons Grated Lemon Peel
  • 3 1/2 cups Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • The Best Lemon Buttercream Frosting
  • Yellow and White
    Wilton Color Right Food Coloring – Yellow
    Lemon Juicer/Squeezer
  • Microplane Zester
  • Cookie Sheets
  1. Instructions
  2. Squeeze fresh lemons until you have 1/2 cup of lemon juice. (You will need 1/4 cup for the cookies and another 1/4 cup or The Best Lemon Buttercream Frosting.)
  3. Use the lemon peels to create 3 heaping tablespoons of lemon zest. (You’ll use 2 tablespoons in the cookie dough and 1 tablespoon in the lemon frosting.)
  4. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
  5. Add the eggs and mix until incorporated.
  6. Mix in the lemon juice, lemon zest and Half n’ Half.
  7. Mix in the baking soda and salt.
  8. Finally, mix in the flour.
  9. Add a drop of yellow food coloring to enhance the lemon color of the cookies.
  10. Refrigerate the dough for 30 minutes.
  11. Roll the dough into balls and slightly flatten them.
  12. Bake the Lemon Cookies in a 350 degree oven for 9-10 minutes and allow to cool.
  13. Make up a batch of our delicious The Best Lemon Buttercream Frosting.
  14. Frost the Lemon Cookies with The Best Lemon Buttercream Frosting.
  15. Before the frosting has a chance to setup, add some pretty sprinkles.