Blueberry Buttercream Frosting

Sounds like a great topping for Lemon Cupcakes!


  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • ΒΌ cup blueberry puree
  • 2-3 tablespoons blueberry juice from puree
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • pinch salt
  • 5-6 cups powdered sugar


  1. With a mixer, cream the butter on medium speed until smooth.
  2. Add blueberry puree, blueberry juice, vanilla, lemon zest and salt, and mix on medium-low until well-combined.
  3. Gradually add in the powdered sugar, beating on low speed until combined. Then beat for 3-5 minutes on medium-high speed until light and fluffy.