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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

Chocolate, Banana and Peanut Butter Smoothie with Spinach

Here's another smoothie that I enjoyed. I'm sure it's been done before. I'm sure there's no combination that hasn't been done before, but anyway! This was yummy! You can use frozen banana if you want to.



Chocolate, Banana and Peanut Butter Smoothie with Spinach
Makes 1 serving

Ingredients
  • 1 medium banana
  • 1 tablespoon smooth peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 handful of spinach
  • 1/2 cup almond milk (I used coconut flavour)
Directions
  1. Place all of the ingredients into the blender and let it go until smooth. Pour it into a glass and enjoy.

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