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lemon cake log

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Goldie Barnhart
Palmyra, NY

I'm always looking for something refreshing and lemon seems to be it for me. This cake is so different from the rest.

(1 rating)
yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For lemon cake log

  • 3
  • 1 tsp
    lemon extract
  • 3 Tbsp
    cold water
  • 1 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 jar
    (small) raspberry jam
  • 1 jar
    dickinson's lemon curd

How To Make lemon cake log

  • 1
    In a mixing bowl, beat eggs & sugar until thick and smooth. Add water and lemon extract. combine the dry ingredients and stir to mix through. Stir into egg mixture just until combined.
  • 2
    Line a jelly roll pan with parchment paper and grease and dust with flour. Spread the cake mixture evenly in pan. Bake in pre-heated oven at 375º for 12-14 minutes. Turn cake out onto a cloth dusted with confectioner sugar. Peel off parchment paper. Now roll up the towel and cake starting from the long side. Place seam side down on cooling rack. Cool completely.
  • 3
    When cooled unroll. Spread with raspberry jam then with lemon curd. Roll just the cake up this time and place seam side down on plate. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • 4
    When ready to serve dust with confectioners sugar and cut into slices. Serve with whole raspberries and a lemon slice. Garnish with mint leaves.
  • 5
    You could frost with icing and sprinkle with coconut. Have done this version too. Makes the Lemon cake log real pretty.

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