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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

Johnvince Foods

Johnvince Foods. Wow! My husband discovered this store. It's the biggest bulk store I've ever been in! We went on Sunday and I have to tell you, it's so easy to get carried away in there. They have everything! 

When Christmas comes around I'll be going back to get my baking ingredients. So much fun!!!

Here's the outside. The perfect thing to do on a rainy day.

Lots of candy. We were about 1/2 way down the aisle at this point.

Quinoa. They had all kinds of grains, spices, dried fruit, nuts, candy ... you name it.

More candy.

We love the dried mangoes. We always buy the second ones in. The really yellow ones. Yum!

More dried fruit.

More candy!

All kinds of fruit and nut mixes.

The chocolate that I didn't buy. They had it already shaved, chopped ... whatever you want. Large chunks of it for baking too.

Passing by the chocolate.

Giant slabs of chocolate and some biscotti on top.

Here's what we picked up. They sell containers too.

The kids' selection.

Mommy's selection. 

Some pistachios for daddy.

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