Tag: LEMON

Lemon layer cake with lemon cream cheese buttercream

This 3 layer lemon layer cake is made from scratch with real lemons. Light and delicious made even special with tangy cream cheese buttercream frosting! INGREDIENTS: (notice all “room temperature items—this is important! Take out of the refrigerator in advance) 3 cups sifted AP flour (sift before measuring) 2 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon …

Homemade lemon curd

This is delicious lemon curd, sweet yet tangy. I doubled the recipe and made 6 individual gifts for friends. Great with morning toast! INGREDIENTS: 3 lemons 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/4 pound (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature 4 extra large eggs, room temperature 1/2 cup lemon juice (3 to 4 lemons) 1/8 teaspoon salt …

LEMON ITALIAN RICOTTA COOKIES

We love these cookies at Christmas time, but they are delicious anytime of the year!  This makes enough to share (6 to 6 1/2 doz.), so go ahead, indulge and treat your friends!   Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 1 cup butter, softened 1 pound (16 oz.) ricotta cheese (whole milk, such as Galbani) 2 tablespoons …

CHICKEN TAGINE WITH QUICK PRESERVED LEMONS, OLIVES & CAPERS

I bought my tagine at Home Goods, it’s made of clay.  You can make this dish in a dutch oven if you do not have a tagine.  You’ll also need a heat diffuser. Chicken Tagine is usually made with preserved lemons.  That takes 3 weeks in the refrigerator to cure.  Below is a quick way …

PEAR LEMON TART

It doesn’t get any easier than this! 4 Bosc pears, peeled and sliced 1 jar lemon curd 1/2 C sliced almonds Caramel for garnish 1 Pillsbury refrigerated pie crust Cinnamon/Sugar for dusting Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Place pie crust on tart pan and press into place (up the sides).  Prick holes in the dough …