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Triple Lemon Layer Cake

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Category: Cakes, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • ~------------------------------LEMON FILLING-------------------------------
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 2 lg Egg
  • 2 lg Eggs; yolks from
  • 1 md Lemon; peel of
  • 1/2 c Lemon juice; fresh
  • 1/4 c Unsalted butter; or margar-
  • : -ine
  • ~-----------------------------------CAKE-----------------------------------
  • 3 md Lemons; peel of
  • 1 1/2 c Sugar
  • 1 1/2 c Unsalted butter; or margar-
  • : -ine; softened
  • 1 1/2 ts Baking powder
  • 3/4 ts Salt
  • 1 tb Vanilla extract
  • 5 lg Eggs
  • 2 1/4 c Flour
  • 1/2 c Lemon juice; fresh, plus
  • 1 tb Lemon juice; fresh
  • ~------------------------------LEMON FROSTING------------------------------
  • 1 md Lemon; peel of
  • 1/3 c Sugar
  • 2 pk 8-oz. cream cheese; softened
  • : -don't use fat free
  • 2 tb Lemon juice
  • 2 c Flaked coconut; toasted
  • ~---------------------------------GARNISH----------------------------------
  • : Berries
  • Lemon filling - whisk sugar, eggs, and egg yolks in a small heavy saucepan
  • until well blended. Stir in lemon peel and juice and butter. Cook,
  • stirring often, over low to med-low heat about 10 mins. As the mixture
  • thickens, stir constantly, 8 to 10 mins. longer until it thickly coats the
  • back of a metal spoon (don't boil or mixture may curdle). Pour through a
  • strainer set over a bowl; cover surface of filling and refrigerate at least
  • 4 hrs. Filling will thicken more as it cools.
  • Adjust oven racks to divide oven in thirds. Heat oven to 350~. Lightly
  • grease three 8" layer cake pans. Line bottoms with waxed paper and lightly
  • grease paper. Dust pans with flour; shake out any excess.
  • Cake - in a food processor or blender, process lemon peel and sugar several
  • mins. until peel is finely ground. Transfer to a lg. bowl, add butter,
  • baking powder, salt, and vanilla and beat with electric mixer until pale
  • and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • With mixer on low speed, add flour mixture alternately with lemon juice,
  • mixing well after each addition. Pour into prepared pans.
  • Stagger pans on oven racks and bake, switching position of pans once to
  • ensure even layers, about 40 mins., until tops of cakes spring back when
  • gently pressed and a tester inserted in the center comes out clean. Cook in
  • pans or wire rack 20 mins. Invert cakes on rack, remove waxed paper and
  • let cakes cool completely.
  • Frosting - in a food processor or blender, process lemon peel and sugar
  • several mins. until peel is finely ground. Beat cream cheese, lemon juice,
  • and sugar mixture in a med. bowl with electric mixer until smooth (all this
  • may be done in the food processor). Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate
  • about 1 hr. or until firm but spreadable.
  • Assembly - place 1 cake layer on a serving plate. Spread half the lemon
  • filling (3/4 cup) on top. Top with another cake layer and remaining
  • filling. Top with remaining cake layer. Coat sides and top of cake with
  • the frosting. Gently press toasted coconut into frosting on all sides of
  • cake. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Per serving - 916 cal, 12 g pro, 91 g carbo, 58 g fat, 328 mg chol, 462 mg
  • sod. Exchanges - 3 starch, 3 other car, 1/2 medium-fat meat, 11 fat
  • Source: Woman's Day, 1/9/96
  • Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V4 #004
  • From: Suzy
  • Date: Thu, 2 Jan 1997 22:32:36 -0500 (EST)

 Directions



Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05

Title: Triple Lemon Ripple Cake
Categories: None
Yield: 1 Servings

FILLING
1 pk (8-oz) cream cheese,
-softened
1/3 c Sugar
1 Egg
2 tb All-purpose flour
2 tb Lemon juice

BATTER
1/2 c Butter or margarine
1 1/2 c Sugar
3 Eggs
3 tb Lemon juice
2 1/2 c All-purpose flour
2 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Salt
1/2 c Milk
Non-stick spray (Pam)

GLAZE
1 1/2 c Confectioner's sugar
2 tb Lemon juice

Thank you. Now here's the recipe. It's from Minute Maid Frozen Lemon Juice
and, as I said before, has been tried, tested, and tested, and tested and
tested.

Prepare filling: Beat cream cheese with sugar. Beat in egg white until
fluffy. Add flour. Stir in lemon juice and set aside.

Preheat oven to 350. Spray 12 cup tube pan with PAM. Cream butter and
sugar. Beat in eggs until mixture is very light and fluffy. Add lemon
juice. Combine dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture alternately with
milk. Pour half of batter into pan. Cover with cream cheese mixture and
pour in remaining batter.

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