Lemon-Cak

Ingredients :

+For cake

┬░1 cup butter, softened

┬░2 cups of sugar

┬░4 large eggs, separated

┬░3 cups all-purpose flour

┬░1 tablespoon baking powder

┬░1 cup milk

┬░1 teaspoon vanilla extract

┬░Lemon garnish

+Cream Cheese Frosting

┬░2 cups sweetened shredded coconut

┬░Lemon garnish

┬░1 cup of sugar

┬░1/4 cup cornstarch

┬░4 egg yolks lightly beaten

┬░2 teaspoons grated lemon zest

┬░1/3 cup fresh lemon juice

┬░2 tablespoons of butter

+Cream cheese frosting

┬░1/2 cup butter, softened

°1 pkg  cream cheese

┬░1 package (16 oz) powdered sugar

┬░1 teaspoon vanilla extract

┬░Grilled coconut

┬░shredded or flaked coconut

┬░Lemon garnish

┬░1 cup of sugar

┬░1/4 cup cornstarch

┬░4 egg yolks lightly beaten

┬░1 package (16 oz) powdered sugar

┬░1 teaspoon vanilla extract

+Grilled coconut

┬░shredded or flaked coconut

 

Instructions :

For the cake
Beat butter on medium velocity with an electric powered mixer till fluffy; progressively upload sugar, beating properly. Adding egg yolks, 1 at time, beating to properly blended after each upload.
Combine flour and baking powder; upload to butter combination alternately with milk, starting and finishing with flour combination. Beat on low velocity till properly mixed after every addition. Stir in vanilla.
Beat egg whites on excessive velocity with electric powered mixer till stiff peaks form; fold one-1/3 of the egg whites into the batter. Gently fold in final crushed egg whites till mixed. Pour batter into three greased and floured 9-inch spherical cake pans.
Bake at 350┬░ for 18 to twenty mins or till a timber choose inserted withinside the middle comes out clean. Cool in pans on cord racks 10 mins; do away with from pans and permit cool absolutely on cord racks.
Spreading lemon fill among layers. Spread cream cheese frosting over pinnacle and facets of cake. Sprinkling with toasted coconut additionally spreading lemon on pinnacle. Garnished, if wanted.
Lemon garnish
Remove the zest from three lemons, taking care to keep away from the white skin.
Putting zest in a meals processor geared up with metallic blade. Add the sugar and pulse till the zest could be very finely chopped withinside the sugar. Cream the butter and contain the sugar and lemon combination. Add the eggs, one at a time, then upload the lemon juice, salt and cornstarch. Mix till homogeneous. Pour combination into 2-quart saucepan and prepare dinner dinner over low warmth till thickened (approximately 10 mins), stirring constantly. The lemon curd will thicken at round a hundred and seventy stages F, or simply underneath simmer. Remove from warmth and permit cool or refrigerate.
Cream cheese frosting
Beat butter and cream cheese on medium velocity with an electric powered mixer till creamy.
Gradually upload powdered sugar, beating on low velocity till properly mixed; stir in vanilla.
Grilled coconut
Preheat the oven to 350┬░F.
Spread the coconut in a unmarried layer on a baking sheet. (cowl with parchment paper)
Put the coconut withinside the oven. Check after approximately 2 mins. Keep checking each minute till the coconut is the preferred color. We like ours toasted across the edges, however nevertheless white withinside the middle.
Remove from oven. Let cool.

Enjoy!!

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