Rabu, 04 Februari 2015

Lemon Velvet Cake




I made this and it was delicious. I did cut the butter and powdered sugar in the icing recipe in half. It just seemed nuts to use a whole pound of butter for a 2 layer. Still worked great.

Lemon Velvet Cake 

Ingredients
  •     1¼ cups sifted all purpose flour
  •     1½ cups sifted cake flour
  •     ½ teaspoon baking soda
  •     1½ tsp baking powder
  •     1 teaspoon salt
  •     1½ cups sugar
  •     ⅔ cup vegetable oil
  •     ⅓ cup vegetable shortening at room temperature
  •     1 tsp good quality vanilla extract
  •     2 tsp pure lemon extract
  •     3 large eggs
  •     1½ cups buttermilk
  •     zest of two small or one large lemons, grated and finely chopped
FOR THE FROSTING
  •     8 cups icing sugar (powdered sugar)
  •     2 cups unsalted butter
  •     1 tsp pure lemon extract
  •     1 tsp minced lemon zest (optional)
  •     aproximately 4 tbsp milk

Original Recipe Lemon Velvet Cake : Click Here

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