Luscious Lemon Cake
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Serves: 12
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • zest of two lemons
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 6 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened
  • ½ cup lemon curd
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • zest of one lemon
Blueberry Sauce
  • 1 pint blueberries
  • ¾ cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  1. Preheat the oven to 350ยบ F.
  2. Cream the butter and the sugar in your stand mixer.
  3. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Add the vanilla, lemon juice and zest and mix to combine.
  5. Combine the baking powder and flour then add in thirds to the butter mixture, mixing after each addition.
  6. Add the milk and mix until combined.
  7. Spoon the batter into two 8" round greased and floured cake pans and bake for 25 - 30 minutes or until the middle is set.
  8. Allow to cool before frosting.
  1. Mix together the butter, cream cheese and lemon curd.
  2. Gradually add in the powdered sugar.
  3. Beat in the lemon juice and zest and mix until light and fluffy. If needed, add more sugar or lemon juice to get desired spreading consistency.
Blueberry Sauce
  1. Place all ingredients in a small sauce pan and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce the heat and allow to simmer for about 15 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and cool before serving over the cake.
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