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Italian Lemon Cake

This Italian lemon pound cake is a recipe that I'd had my eye on for a long time. I finally made it back in April! I skipped adding frosting but if you visit the original recipe it'll tell you how to make it. The glaze needed a lot more lemon juice than the recipe called for. I used 5 tablespoons of lemon juice and it was still very thick. The cake itself isn’t very lemony so you really do need either the glaze or the frosting to bring the lemon flavour to this recipe. I'm not complaining though, it was still really delicious! Italian Lemon Cake Adapted from My Recipe Confessions Makes 1 Cake Ingredients For the Cake 3 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter, softened 2 cups sugar 3 large eggs 1/2 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup sour cream 4 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons lemon zest 1 teaspoon vanilla For the Glaze 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar 5+ tablespoons lemon juice Directions Preheat the oven to 325F. Grease and flour a bundt or cake p

Homemade Burgers

Did you know that you can now buy burger buns that are super thin? If you don't want to fill up on bread, try to find them, or do what I did and use 1/2 a pita.


Homemade Burgers
Makes 4-6 servings

Ingredients
  • 1lb lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar
  • 1 egg
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs
  • 4-6 buns or pita halves
  • Toppings of choice
Directions
  1. Mix it all up and form into 4-6 patties.
  2. Bake, grill or fry until the patties are just cooked through.
  3. Top with anything you like. We like the basics such as cheddar, tomatoes, lettuce, pickles, ketchup, mustard and mayo.

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