Lemon Layer Cake With Seasonal Berries Recipe

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Lemon Layer Cake With Seasonal Berries
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Butter and flour three 9 inch cake pans.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and kosher salt.
  4. In a large bowl, beat together butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes (you can also use a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment on medium speed).
  5. Beat in vanilla.
  6. Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  7. Beat in half of the flour mixture.
  8. Beat in milk.
  9. Beat in remaining flour mixture.
  10. Beat in lemon juice and lemon zest.
  11. Divide batter equally between prepared cake pans.
  12. Bake until lightly golden and a cake tester inserted into middle of the cake comes out clean, about 20 minutes.
  13. Let cake cool in pans for fifteen minutes; turn out onto a wire rack.
  14. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat together butter, 6 cups of confectioner's sugar, milk, lemon juice, and lemon zest with a wooden spoon until smooth.
  15. Continue beating for 3 minutes, or until frosting begins to get fluffy.
  16. Taste and add more confectioner's sugar, if desired, in 1/2 cup increments, until desired level of sweetness.
  17. Continue to beat frosting until thick and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
  18. In a small bowl, break up raspberries with a fork until they have a spreadable consistency.
  19. Place first layer of cake on a stand or plate.
  20. Frost with icing then cover evenly with raspberries.
  21. Place second layer of cake on top of first.
  22. Frost with icing and cover evenly with strawberries.
  23. Place final layer of cake on top of first two and frost the top and sides evenly with remaining frosting.
  24. Decorate circumference of top of frosted cake with blackberries.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1100.59 Kcal (4608 kJ)
Calories from fat 294.91 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32.77g 50%
Cholesterol 143.6mg 48%
Sodium 213.7mg 9%
Potassium 269.25mg 6%
Total Carbs 201.32g 67%
Sugars 171.5g 686%
Dietary Fiber 2.72g 11%
Protein 6.43g 13%
Vitamin C 20.1mg 34%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 13%
Iron 1mg 5%
Calcium 93.7mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 336.64 Kcal (1409 kJ)
Calories from fat 90.2 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.02g 50%
Cholesterol 43.92mg 48%
Sodium 65.36mg 9%
Potassium 82.36mg 6%
Total Carbs 61.58g 67%
Sugars 52.46g 686%
Dietary Fiber 0.83g 11%
Protein 1.97g 13%
Vitamin C 6.2mg 34%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 13%
Iron 0.3mg 5%
Calcium 28.7mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 24.2
  • 31

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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