Grandma Ellen's Lemon Filling Cake

Grandma Ellen's Lemon Filling Cake

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Vivian Lewis

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This recipe is very old and my family love's it,i can remember when i was a child my grandma would bake this cake for us so we're still baking it and if you love lemon you will love this recipe.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Serves:
12
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 stick
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable shortening
  • 3 c
    sugar
  • 6 large
    egg
  • 3 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    lemon extract and vanilla extract
  • LEMON FILLING

  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 6 Tbsp
    flour
  • 3 large
    egg yolk
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1 c
    water
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 3
    lemons

How to Make Grandma Ellen's Lemon Filling Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream butter,shortening and sugar well. Add one egg at a time, beating well. Sift flour,baking powder and salt. Add flour and milk alternately to the sugar mixture, Add flavoring,pour into greased large oblong pan.
  2. Preheat oven 350 Bake 1 hour are until done. Cool cake in pan, cut into squares,layer in a large bowl, pour lemon filling on each layer. Cake may be done before 1 hour.
  3. Directions for Lemon Filling: In a large sauce pan or double boiler , combine sugar, flour, salt, mix well. Beat egg yolks, milk, water together, then whisk into sugar mixture. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly, until mixture thickens. Remove from heat and stir in grated lemon rind, lemon juice and butter, cool then pour over cake. Sometime i don't use the grated lemon rinds.

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About Grandma Ellen's Lemon Filling Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Southern



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