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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

Tuna Salad

A delicious way to eat tuna and mix a few veggies in while you're at it. Serve it on whole wheat pita, toast or crackers. Yum!

Tuna Salad
Makes 2 servings (sandwiches)

  • 1 can chunk light tuna in water, drained
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup diced sweet bell pepper (any colour)
  • 2 tablespoons mince onion
  • 1/3 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped olives (I used green)
  • 1 tablespoon dried dill
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • salt to taste
  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl. That's pretty much it. Store in the fridge until ready to use.


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