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Entries in lemon (3)

Tuesday
Mar122013

Suzanne Goin's Meyer Lemon Tart with Chocolate

 

 

 

My oldest son was taking a trip out to L.A. recently and asked for some restaurant recommendations.  I told him to try to go to Lucques, the restaurant owned by Suzanne Goin.  That reminded me that I've always wanted to make her Meyer Lemon Tart, from her book, "Sunday Suppers at Lucques".  It's a different kind of lemon tart, because it has a layer of bittersweet chocolate on the bottom, an idea she got from her sister, who asked her to put some chocolate in her lemon tart. 

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Tuesday
May082012

From Capri - Lemon Cake

Continuing on with my recipes inspired from our trip to Italy is this lemon cake. While we were on Capri, I had breakfast one morning that was just a simple piece of lemon cake, a fresh orange and a cappuccino.  It was just such a perfect breakfast in a place where there were either lemon groves or orange trees everywhere you looked. I bought a nice little ceramic lemon juicer on the island and knew right then and there that I would make a lemon cake for the blog when I got back. 

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Sunday
Jun122011

Lemon Pound Cake Parfaits in Jars

 

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Before I get into the dessert I'm posting about today, I wanted to share with you a cake I made this weekend that was so pretty. I thought you might like links to the recipe and method I used. For the cake, I used Bakerella's Red Velvet Cake recipe with Cream Cheese Frosting. Tremendous cake.  It's really moist and the cream cheese frosting is incredible. I've made it before and just frosted it straight up, but this time I made one and a half times the frosting recipe and made these roses all over the cake:

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