Saturday, April 27, 2013

Lemon cake - recipe (including photos)

Ingredients for the filling:
  • 3 eggs
  • 200 grams of brown sugar
  • 40 grams of butter
  • the juice from 3 lemons
  • the zest from 2 lemons
  • 1 spoon of baking powder

Mix the sugar with the eggs and the zest from the lemons at slow fire until the sugar is melted.

Mix the juice from the lemons with  baking powder.

Add the butter and the baking powder over the eggs and mix over a slow fire until creamy.

When ready let it aside to cool.

Ingredients for the dough:
  • 4 eggs and 2 egg yolks
  • 100 grams of brown sugar
  • 100 grams of flour
  • the zest from one lemon

Mix the eggs and the egg yolks with the sugar until creamy.

Add the flour and mix slowly.

Add the zest from the lemon.

Put it in the oven at 180 Celsius degrees for 25-30 minutes.

Let the dough cool.

Ingredients for the meringue
  • 2 egg whites 
  • 4 spoons of sugar (white)
Beat the egg whites with the sugar.

Add the filling over the dough then add the meringue and put it again in the oven for 10 minutes or until the meringue becomes brown.

Let it cool and then put it in the fridge for at least half an hour.


The original recipe can be found here



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