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Eleven Layer Lemon Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ozie (Hill) McCown 1907-1990
Added: Sunday, January 20, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 c. flour
2 c. sugar
4 eggs
1 cup sweet milk, divided (reg. milk)
1 cup butter
1 tsp. cream of tartar
1 tsp. baking powder

Filling:
2 cups sugar
3 tbsp. butter
4 eggs beaten
Rind and juice of four lemons

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Sift dry ingredients into mixing bowl. Add sugar and butter and 3/4 c. milk. Beat 200 strokes by hand or for 2 minutes with a mixer. Add eggs and remainder of milk. Beat 2 minutes. Bake 11 thin layers in a 9" greased and floured black iron skillet or use cake pans. Time each layer for about 12 - 15 minutes.

Filling:
Stir eggs, sugar and butter in top of double boiler until sugar and eggs are mixed well. Add rind and juice. Cook over boiling water until thick enough to spread, about 30 minutes. Spread between cake layers and on top and side.

 

 

 

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