"Déanann sú líomóide littel blas ar gach rud níos fearr."
A little lemon juice makes everything taste better. HELLOemon my Steemian friends all over the globe! Yes, even if everything's low, no problem let's get high with leh-eh-eh-eh-mon! Rofl. Let the smell of lemon ease the worries away.
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Lemon Sugar Cake
Today we're making this lemon scent cake that's so refreshing, simple and easy to make. I guess this recipe is so basic but it's the smell of the lemon that makes it so special. I always love the smell of lemon in the kitchen. In fact I always have it on the go for the shoot.
But today we're using it as the star ingredient and yes, I forgot to put slices of lemon on the background. That should make the photos pop.
Powdered sugar, cacao nibs and honey on top is a good way to trick your brain so your cake will not look boring. Lol. Coz for sure the eyes would look for something detailed, interesting and something that's very pleasing to the senses and it will signal your tastebuds and there you see yourself giving it a bite. :-)
Appearance and presentation is a trick but making sure your food itself taste good as it looks is important too.
Lemon and sugar sounds better together. Just like how peanut butter meet jelly. When it comes to naming my recipes, I just combine both the major ingredients together and give it a flowery nickname. Sometimes it's a simple name and sometimes it's complicated. :-D
Anyways, I wanna present to you guys my recipe for today and I hope you it. I shared a photo recipe below so feel free to grab it and pin it on. Enjoy!
- 1 3/4 cups cake flour
- 2 cups white sugar
- 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 2 eggs
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 1 cup boiling water
- 1 lemon
- 3 tbsp powdered sugar
- Preheat oven to 350 F.
- In a mixing bowl, combine sifted cake flour, baking soda, baking powder and white sugar.
- In a separate bowl, add eggs (beaten), vanilla extract, lemon zest and juice, vegetable oil and salt. Stir and mix well.
- Pour wet mixture to dry mixture. Stir until combined and add boiling water.
- Pour batter into prepared pans and bake for 30 mins.
- Top with cacao nibs or chocolate chips and sprinkle some powdered sugar on top. Serve and enjoy!
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