Lemon Frosting


  1. Combine sugar, water, salt, lemon extract and 1/2 cup of margarine in a mixing bowl and mix at low speed for 5 minutes.
  2. Add remaining margarine, shortening and mix for another 5 minutes at low speed.
  3. Frost on Lemon Flavored Cupcakes.

Makes about 2-1/2 cups.

Note: It may be necessary to increase or decrease the amount of water in the recipe depending on the relative humidity. Remember the icing should be firm enough but comfortable to use.