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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

Chef Salad

Way back in the day, McDonald's had a chef salad on the menu. Are you old enough to remember it?

This brings back memories of my childhood. Check out this commercial from 1987.

Chef Salad
Makes 1 serving

  • 1-2 cups lettuce, chopped
  • 1/3 cup shredded low fat cheddar
  • 3 slices low fat deli turkey, chicken or ham, chopped
  • 6-8 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 egg, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons dressing of choice
  1. Top lettuce with all other ingredients.
Tip: You can change it up by adding different cheeses and meats.


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