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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

Greek Pasta

This is another one of those super quick pasta dishes. It really only takes minutes to prepare aside from cooking the pasta.

Greek Pasta
Makes 2 servings

  • 2 cups cooked pasta
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 6 Kalamata olives, pitted and chopped
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Greek oregano
  • lemon wedges
  1. Mix all of the ingredients together. Simple.
  2. You can serve this hot or cold with a squeeze of lemon.
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