Spread the filling between the layers and chill the cake. Gently fold in the zest, vanilla, melted butter and lemon juice. Italian Pastry Cream filled Lemon Cake Recipe. PRIME PUBLISHING AND ITS AFFILIATES WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO SUCH DAMAGES ARISING FROM BREACH OF CONTRACT OR WARRANTY OR FROM NEGLIGENCE OR STRICT LIABILITY) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF (OR KNEW OR SHOULD KNOWN OF) THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. This type of Easy Lemon Cake is usually served at breakfast or as a treat when someone is coming for coffee or tea, or as I served it, as a  delicious Christmas morning cake. Hi Marisa, thanks so much, your mother sounds like what my mother-in-law would do. What image formats and sizes are supported? You must enter into this Agreement if you want to submit digital images or other content to Prime Publishing through Sharing Customer Images (the "Service"). I have to tell you I have been working on the cake for a while now, which means I have made it a few times. Check the cake at about 30-35 minutes and if browning on top too much, cover with foil and continue baking until done. Further, you may not submit any personally identifiable information about any child under the age of 13. Once the cream has cooled down, then beat the eggs, yolk and sugar until pale and creamy, this should take about 5 minutes. Don't forget to share! With Christmas right at our doorsteps. It looks so delicious for and a mouth-watering cake. To help personalize content, measure adverts and provide a safer experience, we use cookies. In a medium bowl whisk together flour,baking powder and salt set aside. Thank you. And thank you so much for continuing to follow An Italian in my Kitchen. Move to a glass bowl, cover with plastic wrap (make sure wrap touches the cream mixture) and let cool, approximately 1-2 hours or refrigerate for about 30 minutes. ***. Italians don’t usually serve cake for dessert. You could make this in a Bundt pan, but will look different and the top layer will be more likely to move when you cut it into slices. To go along with that coffee or tea I thought I would offer you a piece of this easy Lemon Cake to give you a little energy during this hectic holiday season. In other words, if you submit a digital image to us, you must own all rights to such image or you must have the authorization of the person who does own those rights. 2) Definitions. Pre-heat oven to 350° (180° celsius) Grease and flour a 9 inch (23-24 cm) cake pan (a springform pan if you have it). I will learn to make the best ever Italian sorbet this year! 13) Waiver. You can upload two images. You are going to have a little leftover Lemon Pastry Cream, so you could always fill some tart shells and top them with some fresh fruit or top a Sponge Cake or why not do like the Italian and just grab a spoon! Filed Under: Cakes & Cupcakes, Easter, Fall/Winter, fruit, Most Posts, Summer, Your email address will not be published. You are responsible for reviewing the notice and any applicable changes. Place the pot over medium/low heat, pour the warm milk mixture through a sieve to remove the lemon rind (discard), whisk continuously (don’t stop) until thickened. My mamma was fantastic at duplicating desserts she had sampled when she was young. In order to get a moister Italian cake this one for instance you could substitute 1 whole egg for an egg yolk (so it would be 2 yolks instead of 1, which I did adjust to make it less dry-believe it or not). You must be logged in to add a recipe. And making this cake again it’s still delicious every time I make it. You could probably refrigerate it for about 30 minutes. Check the cake after about 30 minutes and if it seems to be browning too much then cover it with foil and continue baking. And of course the Italian reminds me once again that this is his favourite cake! Enjoy! I would like to try this recipe. In a medium bowl whisk together flour,baking powder and salt. Images with automobile license plates that are prominent and easily read (pictures with license plates that have been fuzzed out or that otherwise cannot be read are acceptable). All Rights Reserved. I hope you have had fun baking and cooking and that almost everything is done,  from shopping to wrapping. A soft Delicious Lemon Cake filled with an Italian Lemon Pastry Cream then baked. It's easy! The rights owner of the image continues to own the image; uploading your image to Prime Publishing does not transfer ownership. Optional: This is the name that will appear alongside any reviews you create on the site. While cake is cooling, prepare the filling: Use an electric mixer to whip the cream to firm peaks. Italian Cream Filled Pastries Pasticciotti, Lemon Shortbread Cookies + 5 More Must Bake Shortbread Recipes. In a medium pot, over medium low, heat the  milk, cream and lemon rind, until very hot but do not boil. Hi Sophia thanks so much, and great idea with adding a little extra cream. In a large bowl, place the cake flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt and stir with a whisk or fork to combine well. This restaurant-quality dessert is sure to please any dinner guest. I let it cool about 10 minutes in the pan before taking the sides off, then left the bottom of the pan on for 20 minutes more. ***. Let cool completely, then dust with powdered/icing sugar. Not sure who comes up with these questionnaires . But maybe that wouldn’t hold up well in a cake going in the oven; I don’t know. Overall I enjoyed preparing and eating this cake. See More of Our Newest Recipes & Articles. 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