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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

No Bake Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Oatmeal Cookies

These were so easy and I whipped them up in no time!

No eggs, no flour, NO BAKING! Fabulous!

You can make individual cookies, but I just spread the mixture into a pan and cut it into squares later.



No Bake Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Oatmeal Cookies
Adapted from allrecipes.com
Makes 12 servings

Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup and 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1-1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cups Rice Krispies
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Directions
  1. Combine sugar, milk, butter and cocoa in a pot over medium high heat. Whisk until it's smooth and starts to boil. Cook for 1 1/2 minutes.
  2. Remove from the heat and stir in peanut butter until well mixed. Stir in oats, cereal and vanilla. 
  3. Spread onto a parchment lined pan and allow to firm up. Add sprinkles immediately after spreading if you want to get fancy. It won't take long to set. Cut them into squares with a sharp knife.

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