• 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. Tahitian Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 x lemon, juiced
  • 4 Tbsp. Vanilla Bean-Grenadine Simple Syrup*


*Click here for the Vanilla Bean-Grenadine Simple Syrup recipe and here for the Grenadine-Infused Cupcakes that go with this frosting.


Cream together butter and cream cheese in an electric mixer until smooth. Add powdered sugar in a few batches and mix at medium speed until smooth and free of any lumps. Add vanilla, lemon juice and syrup and mix until well combined. Spread or pipe the frosting onto cake, cookies or cupcakes.

Serving Suggestions

This recipe also works with our Hibiscus-Lavender Simple Syrup.


2 cups

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