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Lemon Layer Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Lemon Layer Cake, by , is from The Brown Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lura Brown
Added: Wednesday, May 28, 2008


c shortening
2 c sugar
Grated rind of 1 lemon
tsp salt
3 eggs, separated
3 c cake flour
4 tsp baking powder
c milk

Lemon filling:
c flour
c sugar
1 egg, slightly beaten
Tbsp butter
c lemon juice
c water
Grated rind of 1 lemon

Cream shortening, sugar and lemon rind. Beat egg yolks until thick. Add to creamed mixture. Add cake flour, salt, baking powder and milk. Beat Fold in egg whites, beaten stiff. Bake in 375 degree oven for 25 minutes.

Cook filling ingredients (except butter) in double boiler until thick. Add butter and stir. Spread on cooled cake.




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