Lemon Cake

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 98.7
  • Total Fat: 5.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 27.8 mg
  • Sodium: 88.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 2.6 g

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Introduction

Succulent cake with just the right amount of moisture. Succulent cake with just the right amount of moisture.
Number of Servings: 16

Ingredients

    1-1/2 cup flour, whole grain
    1/4 cup canola oil
    1/4 cup applesauce, unsweetened
    1 tsp baking powder
    2 large egg, fresh
    1/4 tsp salt
    Lemon, peel and juice separated
    1/2 cup milk, nonfat
    1/4 cup sugar

Directions

Combine oil, applesauce, eggs and milk. Stir well.
Mix all dry ingredients.
Add liquid mixture to dry ingredients.
Mix well.
Pour into a 9-inch baking pan.
Bake at 350F for 50-60 minutes.
While baking, combine sugar, water and lemon juice; set aside.
Remove from oven. Cool 5 minutes. Pour lemon juice and sugar mixture over for glazing.
Serve warm or cold.

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user OLIFIA.

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  • Whole wheat flour will make a flat, dense cake. I used 1/2 whole wheat, 1/2 all purpose flour, 1.25 tsp baking powder, and 1 cup milk. I added 3/8 cup sugar and the lemon zest to the batter. For the glaze, I used the juice of a large lemon and 1/4 cup sugar. Poke holes in the cake before glazing - 10/25/08

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  • I suppose the cake part of it turned out ok, but somewhat tasteless. The part I had a problem with was the glaze. It says combine sugar, water & lemon juice, but does not list amounts on any of those ingredients. I would not make this again. - 6/21/08

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  • This recipe did not work for me, not sure if some ingredients were left out - 3/25/08

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  • A agree with others it was more like a bread then cake! I guess it still counts for a nice homemade dessert with a hint of sweetness. Maybe I will use it for my breakfast snack. What's up with the recipe not telling you how much water? I put the amount of sugar listed in the cake. - 3/3/08

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  • Very good, I was pleasantly surprised. I wasn't sure what to expect after all these negative comments, but the recipe worked fine for me. I made it last night and everyone liked it. There's a perfect amount of lemony flavor to it. - 2/21/08

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