Lemon Cake With Real Lemons and Fresh Lemon Curd, A Light Favorite in Dessert Recipes

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Looking for Cake Recipes? This Lemon Cake with a tangy sweet Lemon Curd is a light favorite in Easy Desserts, Fresh Lemons make this a refreshing choice in Dessert Recipes. Served with a great pick in one of the Coffee Drinks for a perfect dinner finale.

This dessert is so light and refreshing. With the fresh squeezed lemons and lemon yogurt, this is what makes this Lemon Cake with Lemon Curd so good. A little cooking hint is to add a teaspoon of lemon zest into the batter you would get an extra zing of flavor. A favorite in Cake Recipes to be sure!

The Lemon Curd is probably one of the easy desserts to make. Want to know a little secret, this heavenly creamy delight isn't just to go with the Lemon Cake, oh no siree-bob, you can eat this heavenly delight right out of the bowl as a great late night snack or how about spreading this excellent lemon curd on some toast in the morning! However you eat it, it just tastes fantastic, and served with the Lemon Cake, even better!

A great light Dessert that would go absolutely great with any one of your picks from the Mediterranean Recipes . Cooking for a crowd or just because for a treat. Add this favorite in Dessert Recipes to one of your great choices for Main Dish Recipes and would be a fantastic addition to a winning line up.

3 cups of all purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon table salt

6 large eggs

2 cups white sugar

1 cup butter, softened

2 teaspoons lemon zest

2 fresh lemons, squeezed for juice

1 cup lemon yogurt

In a mixing bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt.

Using a large mixing bowl, separate eggs. put yolks in another large mixing bowl for later use.

Beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually add 1/2 cup of the sugar and beat on high until stiff glossy peaks form. A hand mixer works just a well as one of the bigger mixers. Set aside.

In the large mixing bowl with your egg yolks, cream together the yolks, butter 1 1/2 cups of sugar, lemon zest, juice from your lemons beating together until light, creamy and fluffy.

Add your flour mixture alternately with the lemon yogurt to the egg yolk mixture, until combined.

Gently fold in your egg white mixture to the egg yolk mixture until combined, cutting and folding in with a large spatula.

Pour batter into either a greased 10 inch tube pan or a non stick 10 inch tube pan works just as good.

Bake at 350 F for 50 - 60 minutes or when toothpick inserted comes out clean. Remove from over and let stand for about 15 minutes then turn out onto a baking rack to finish cooling.

Drizzle with Lemon Icing or serve with the Lemon Curd.

Lemon Icing:
1/2 cup Icing Sugar

1 fresh squeezed Lemon

Mix together Icing Sugar and Lemon Juice in small bowl with wisk and pour over top of Lemon Cake.

Lemon Curd
3 large eggs

1 cup white sugar

4 fresh lemons, squeezed for juice or 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice

1/4 cup butter, melted

1 tablespoon lemon zest

Fill bottom of double boiler about half full of water and bring to a simmering boil.

Place top of the double boiler over the simmering water

Add eggs and sugar whisking well.

Still whisking, mix in juice of your lemons, butter and lemon zest.

Cook for about 15 minutes or until thickened, making sure the water is still simmering in the bottom of your double boiler, whisking occasionally so as not to curdle or stick.

Pour into serving bowl. Cool for about 5 - 10 minutes and place a piece of saran wrap over top so as not to form a skin.

Refrigerate until ready to serve.

This goes absolutely great with the Greek Lemon Cake. Very lemony and delicious!

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This Lemon Cake is a fabulous treat if you're hosting a dinner party or for a just-because for friends and family, anything goes with this pick in Dessert Recipes and will turn smiles into grins. The ever popular very delicious Moussaka would be a fantastic choice in Greek Recipes to go along side this lemony wonder. Add on a pick from the Salad Recipes would be perfect for your line up of Mediterranean Recipes.

With some great starters in Appetizer Recipes! to head up your line up in great Food Recipes, how about going all out and top off your fabulous menu with one of the many picks in Drink Recipes or try one of the choices in Coffee Recipes, the favorite is the Spanish Coffee with whipping cream is my guess!

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