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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

Pico de Gallo

This is some good stuff! It's healthy, fresh and is perfect on top of tacos or salad.



Pico de Gallo
Makes 12 servings

Ingredients
  • 3 plum tomatoes, diced
  • 1/3 cup diced sweet onion
  • fresh or pickled jalapeno to taste, finely minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro or flat leaf parsley
  • juice of 1/2 a lime
  • salt and pepper
Directions
  1. Mix the ingredients together and let sit in the fridge for at least 30 minutes before serving.

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