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Green Tea with Lemon Cake

Try this refreshing cake that’s lightly sweetened with lemon and perfect for those first sunny days of spring.

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  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 20 min
  • Servings 12

Cake

1
tablespoon finely ground green tea powder
3/4
cup milk
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1 1/3
cups granulated sugar
2 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon salt
2/3
cup butter, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
5
egg whites

Frosting

2 1/2
cups butter, softened
4
teaspoons grated lemon peel
2
to 3 tablespoons lemon juice
6
cups powdered sugar

Garnish

Lemon peel

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottoms and sides of 2 (9-inch) round pans with shortening; lightly flour. In 1-cup microwavable measuring cup, stir tea powder into milk. Microwave 30 to 45 seconds on High or until warm. Stir until tea is dissolved; cool 10 minutes.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat tea mixture and all remaining cake ingredients except egg whites with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on high speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat in egg whites on high speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pans.
  • 3 Bake 30 to 35 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat 2 1/2 cups butter, 4 teaspoons lemon peel and lemon juice with electric mixer on medium speed 30 seconds. Gradually beat in powdered sugar. Beat 2 to 3 minutes longer or until light and fluffy.
  • 5 Place one cake layer on cake plate, top side down. Spread with 1 1/2 cups frosting. Top with second layer, top side up. Frost side and top of cake. Decorate as desired with remaining frosting. Garnish with lemon peel.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

Finely ground green tea powder can be found in health-food stores or co-ops near the other bulk teas.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
870
(
Calories from Fat
440),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
49g
49%
(Saturated Fat
31g,
31%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
),
Cholesterol
130mg
130%;
Sodium
760mg
760%;
Total Carbohydrate
102g
102%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
81g
81%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 5 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 9 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
7
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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