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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

Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

I didn’t have evaporated milk so I just used 2% and it worked out perfectly. I also added peas because my kids like them.

Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup
Adapted from The Yummy Life
Makes 6-8 servings

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 1 cup diced mushrooms
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon chicken soup base
  • 6 cups no salt added chicken broth
  • 2 cups cooked shredded (or cubed) chicken
  • 1 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 2 cup uncooked pasta (I used spaghetti, broken up)
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  1. Heat olive oil in a pot over medium high heat.
  2. Cook garlic, onion, mushrooms, carrots, and celery for about 5-7 minutes or until soft.
  3. Sprinkle flour, oregano, pepper, thyme, poultry seasoning, salt  and soup base over the vegetables and cook 1 minute while stirring.
  4. Add broth and bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer, partially covered, for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Add chicken, milk, and noodles. Continue cooking for 10 minutes or until noodles are tender. Stir in the parsley before serving.


  1. Delicious looking, great entry!

    If you haven't already, I'd love for you to check out my Crazy Cooking Challenge entry: Thai Chicken Noodle Soup

    Cook Lisa Cook

  2. Delish Enjoy all the soups today andi #12

  3. Sounds yummy! I love creamy chicken soup.

  4. OMG! That's so funny that we used the same recipe! Mine turned out so much thicker looking, but I thinked I cooked it a little longer than I should have. It was delicious though! Thanks for stopping by my blog!

  5. Creamy soups are the best. Like the addition of peas to this one!

  6. Your soup looks so good! I like that you used spaghetti in it.

  7. My sister in love, loves Mushrooms and I thinks she would really enjoy this recipe.

  8. This looks lovely and creamy. I like the addition of the peas too - they go so well in anything creamy.

  9. All these amazing soups are making me hungry, yours included! Love the flavors here... funny that you made the same soup as Patty. I hope you'll stop by to visit my CCC post for Southwestern Chicken Noodle Soup. Take care!


  10. This looks delicious! The perfect recipe for the Crazy Cooking Challenge! :)

  11. love the vegies in this soup :)

  12. This looks delicious!

  13. looks good! I like the creamy addition to this soup.

  14. Love the added Peas!

    I made Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup! #1 in the linky party, come by and visit if you get the chance!

    Thanks again for participating in my challenge!

  15. Your the second person I've seen who used mushrooms, now I REALLY want to try it that way. Looks great. :)

  16. " I also added peas because my kids like them"

    Oh how all the other mothers envy you! hehe

  17. I like how you added peas--my mom always did too!

  18. All the veggies look great!

  19. Your soup looks so rich and beautiful.

  20. That creamy soup just screams comfort food. What a great recipe find!!

  21. Thanks for linking my food blog. Your soup looks really good!


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