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Take a lemon cake mix, use milk instead of water, and add about a TEASPOON of lemon jest. For a filling, you could use lemon curd but that may be a little toooo lemony for some. You could take lemon curd and mix it with your bc. Or you could take a box of lemon pudding and pie filling (instant if you can find it and DRY) and beat it into 1 cup heavy whipping cream. You'll have to refridgerate your cake if you use the last one.
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Originally Posted by trisha1972

Take a lemon cake mix, use milk instead of water, and add about a TEASPOON of lemon jest. For a filling, you could use lemon curd but that may be a little toooo lemony for some. You could take lemon curd and mix it with your bc. Or you could take a box of lemon pudding and pie filling (instant if you can find it and DRY) and beat it into 1 cup heavy whipping cream. You'll have to refridgerate your cake if you use the last one.



oh boy! thank you sooooooooo much!! this is what i needeed! now, where do i get lemon zest?
thank you! i think ill try the lemon pudding and pie filling w/ whipping cream!
thanks!
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Lemon jest is just the outer peel of the lemon chopped REALLY, REALLY fine. You can buy a jester tool, but you can peel it off with a veggie peeler and then just chop it up REALLLLLLY fine.
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Lemon jest is just the outer peel of the lemon chopped REALLY, REALLY fine. You can buy a jester tool, but you can peel it off with a veggie peeler and then just chop it up REALLLLLLY fine.



great! thanks
do you make this cake often?
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Originally Posted by trisha1972

Lemon jest is just the outer peel of the lemon chopped REALLY, REALLY fine. You can buy a jester tool, but you can peel it off with a veggie peeler and then just chop it up REALLLLLLY fine.



one more question.. sorry icon_redface.gif

i have to do the icing in butter cream, do i use just the regular butter cream i use? im going to do a BCT of homer simpson....
or can i put some kind of lemon flavor
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No, not often. I'm the only one that likes lemon in my family.
I wouldn't bother adding lemon flavor to the bc, don't want it over powering.
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