Desserts

Perfect Lemon Cake

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The BEST homemade Lemon Cake with Lemon Buttercream

1. Lemon Cake From Scratch:
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups cake flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
2 Tbsp lemon zest (from about 4 medium lemons)
2 large eggs
4 large egg whites
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup buttermilk

2. Lemon Cake (CAKE MIX version):
1 box lemon cake mix (I use the betty crocker brand)
1 small package lemon instant pudding
1 cup Greek yogurt (or sour cream)
3/4 cup water
3/4 cup oil
4 eggs
Light Lemon Frosting:
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, room temperature
6 cups powdered sugar
1/3 - 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour two 9\\\\\\\'\\\\\\\' round baking pans. Set aside. Sift all-purpose flour and cake flour into a mixing bowl. Add baking powder, baking soda and salt and stir...
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Nutritions

Calories
12202

Sodium
4754mg
198% DV

Fat
725g
1116% DV

Protein
105g
211% DV

Carbs
1346g
458% DV

Fiber
41g
165% DV

Skip store-bought cans, because you can't beat the sweet, savory and smoky taste of homemade baked beans with bacon and molasses. The old-fashioned beans cook slowly in the oven for hours, developing a rich, thick sauce. Baked beans from scratch are the perfect side dish for your next cookout or potluck, and a simple lunch or dinner entrée when paired with cornbread or Boston brown bread!

1 lb. dried navy or Great Northern beans
1/2 lb. bacon
1 medium onion
1/2 c ketchup
3/4 c molasses
2 T apple cider vinegar
2 t dry mustard
2 c chicken broth
kosher salt and black pepper
8
  • Place beans in a large bowl or pot. Cover with water by 2 inches. Cover and let stand overnight. Drain and rinse the beans.
  • Place the beans in a large pot and cover with fresh water (about 1...
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Nutritions

Calories
461

Sodium
983mg
40% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
73g
24% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV