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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

Chicken and Apple Salad Sandwich

I had some left over chicken breast and I wanted to make a sandwich. I decided on this chicken apple salad sandwich. I used a McIntosh apple but a Granny Smith would also be good since it's sour.

Chicken and Apple Salad Sandwich
Makes 1 sandwich

  • 3 oz cooked chicken, diced or shredded
  • 1 tablespoon diced celery
  • 1 tablespoon minced sweet onion
  • 1/4 of an apple, diced
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • juice of 1 lemon wedge
  • 1/4 teaspoon curry powder
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 croissant, bun or some toast
  • lettuce or fresh herbs
  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl and season with salt and pepper. Serve on toast or a bun with lettuce.
  • You can use chicken breast or legs. I used breast this time.


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