Saturday, July 30, 2011

Glazed Lemon Cake w/ Sugared Strawberries

 If you are a lover of all things lemon then you will flip over this cake!
It is a Barefoot Contessa recipe with a topping twist of double glaze
and sugared strawberries.
This cake is so moist and mouth-watering!
The addition of the strawberries makes it even more beautiful and elegant.

Glazed Lemon Cake & Sugared Strawberries
Mix together:
1 1/2 cups flour
2 t baking powder
1 t kosher salt

1 cup plain yogurt
1 cup sugar
3 extra-large eggs
2 t grated lemon zest (2 lemons)
1/2 t vanilla

Whisk the dry ingredients together with the wet batter.
Add 1/2 cup vegetable oil and gently fold in with a rubber spatula until well incorportated.
Line a loaf pain with parchment paper and grease with butter spray.
Bake @ 350 degrees for 45-55 minutes or until a cake tester come out clean.
Let cake sit for 10 minutes and then pour on lemon-sugar syrup.
(1/3 c fresh lemon juice mixed with 1/3 cup sugar - melt together on stove)

Lemon Glaze:
1 cup confectoioner's sugar
2 T fresh lemon juice
(I double this for my cakes)
Drizzle on cake when cooled.

Sugared Strawberries
2 cups strawberries, sliced
3 T sugar
Mix until coated and let sit until strawberries are juicy and sweet.
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  1. Those strawberries look delicious. I'll bet they were wonderful with the lemon cake. Thanks for sharing on A Well-Seasoned Life's Sweet Indulgences Sunday.

  2. This looks like a marvelous summer dessert! Thanks for sharing!

  3. This looks SO good, Concetta. Those two flavors blend so well, and this cake sure looks extra moist. Thank you for linking it to Joy of Desserts. Happy Monday!

  4. This looks really delicious

    I would like to invite you to link your favorite recipes featuring citrus up to our Sharing Sundays linky party.



  5. Concetta, I am a lemon lover and your glazed lemon cake looks divine. I can tell it has a very dense crumb... and that is making my mouth water.
    What a beautiful presentation too.

    Thanks for bringing your sweetness to ON THE MENU MONDAY!

  6. Hi!

    Sorry, I just fixed the problem on the linkup :)

    Thanks for pointing it out :) By the way, I am loving that lemon cake and the heavenly glaze! :)

  7. Your cake looks so moist and delicious, lovely!

    Cook Lisa Cook

  8. How beautiful! I am drooling big time :) Thanks so much for linking up with Recipe Sharing Monday! :D

  9. Oh wow! i love your cake, so strawberryyyyyyyyyyy yummy!
    Visiting from weekday potluck.
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    Happy blogging!

  10. This looks amazing! We are featuring it on our blog this Saturday at our Strut Your Saturday party! Come grab a button!

  11. These lemon cake with strawberry sounds delicious I want to dig in. Thanks for sharing with hearth and soul blog hop.

  12. I visited your blog today, and I loved all the incredible food on here. You have so many wonderful dishes, and my girls love to cook and are always trying to find new recipes. While I was reading, I noticed that me and my daughters have alot of the same interests as you. They love barbecues, picnics, and the beach. In fact, they both live very close to it and go there often. We just started a new blog, and we would love it if you could visit us and follow. I would really enjoy coming back to visit with you and seeing all your delicious, fabulous dishes. Hope to hear from you, and have a sweet day. Oh, 'Remember the Titans' is one of my favorite shows too. I never get tired of watching it.
    ~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

  13. I have to wipe off the drool to finish reading this post!!!! OK, where do you live???????? Get out the food, cause I'm headed over there!!!!
    Yum..and yum again. I'm going to blame you and your blog for my hips looking like they do...
    Thanks so much for joining me for Pearls and Lace Thursday!!! I love coming over here to see what's cookin'!!
    Blessings, Doni

  14. Thanks for dropping your link at the Weekday Potluck! That's a really yummy lemon glaze! :)

  15. This loks so moist and delicious! Mangoes and Chutney's Fat Camp Friday is now open Friday at midnight (EST)! Stop by early to link up this great recipe.

  16. Your lemon strawberry cake looks delicious. It makes a pretty presentation too.

  17. Oh those two flavors sound so good together! I love glazed stuff too. Thanks for linking it to Home Sweet Home!

  18. Hi Concetta,
    Your Glazed Lemon Cake would just melt in my mouth with all that wonderful summer fruit. Oh it is just beautiful! Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you again real soon! Hope you are having a great week end.
    Miz Helen

  19. This looks so good. I am going to feature it on Friday at Bacon Time in the morning. Thanks for linking up.

  20. Thanks so much for sharing your recipes with me at Cast Party Wednesday. I hope you will come back tomorrow for another party filled with GREAT RECIPES!
    I hope to see you there!

  21. Oh Concetta, this looks wonderful! I love the strawberry / lemon combination. My mouth is watering just thinking about it. Thank you for sharing this post with Feed Me Tweet Me. Watch out for some news on my Feed Me Tweet Me post later today...


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