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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

Steak Salad

Crushed up tortilla or pita chips would add a nice texture to this salad, don't you think?

Steak Salad
Makes 1 serving

  • 1 4oz grilling steak
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Greek spice mix
  • 2 cups chopped romaine
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon prepared salsa (or 1/2 diced tomato)
  • 1/2 avocado sliced
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar
  • ranch dressing
  • Marinate your steak overnight in oil, vinegar and spice mix. Grill to desired doneness and let rest, covered, for 5-10 minutes.
  • Mix lettuce with salsa and sour cream. Top with sliced steak, cheese, avocado and a drizzle of ranch dressing.


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