Lemon Texas Cake Recipe

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  1. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, sugar, eggs, and sour cream. Beat at medium speed of an electric mixer until blended.
  2. Combine 1 cup butter and water, lemon rind, lemon juice and lemon extract in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Add to flour mixture, stirring well. Pour into a greased and floured 15 x 10 x 1 inch jellyroll pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 20 minutes.
  4. Combine remaining 1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp of butter, milk and 1 tsp lemon extract in saucepna; bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Gradually add powdered sugar, stirring until mixture is spreading consistency. Spread frosting on top of cake. Let cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 565.08 Kcal (2366 kJ)
Calories from fat 265.56 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29.51g 45%
Cholesterol 44.25mg 15%
Sodium 548.73mg 23%
Potassium 959.48mg 20%
Total Carbs 70.73g 24%
Sugars 42.84g 171%
Dietary Fiber 0.32g 1%
Protein 5.87g 12%
Vitamin C 0.6mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Calcium 46.5mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 420.74 Kcal (1762 kJ)
Calories from fat 197.73 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.97g 45%
Cholesterol 32.95mg 15%
Sodium 408.57mg 23%
Potassium 714.4mg 20%
Total Carbs 52.66g 24%
Sugars 31.9g 171%
Dietary Fiber 0.24g 1%
Protein 4.37g 12%
Vitamin C 0.4mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 34.6mg 5%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 13.7
  • 16

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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