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Lemon Cake II (D/P, TNT)
Source: My grandmother Anna Finkelstein
Serves: 12

1/2 lb. flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
6 oz. sugar
3/4 cup butter or margarine
3 egg yolks
Grated rind of 1/2 lemon
5 tablespoons lukewarm milk
3 egg whites, beaten until stiff

Sift the flour with the baking powder.

Beat butter or margarine with sugar, add the yolks one at the time mixing very well, then the lemon rind, and the milk alternately with the flour. And then fold very carefully the beaten egg whites.

Place in a greased pudding pan (with a hole in the center) and bake in medium heat until done, and a pick stays clean when you put into it.

Poster's Notes:
This recipe is from my own grandmother, it's very simple but tasty.

You see, my oma wasn't a good cook, she was more an intellectual than a cook, she was a wonderful person and the relationship she had with my opa is something that lives still in her grandchildren. They were such a great couple that I always said that I hope that I have such a relationship, and I feel that I have it!

Going back to her (bad) cooking, there were a few things that she did well, and so she did it all the time, every time that we went there there were delicious sugar cookies (recipe lost) and this cake. She also used to make a cake for our birthdays after my mother died, and the choice was between KaesseKuchen, Sandtorte, and another lost recipe of a cake (I think it was lemon-flavoured) covered with bittersweet chocolate, my personal favorite. This is the recipe of the usual cake.

Posted by Liliana Wajnberg

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A