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Lemon Chess Pie

Pillsbury book p. 81

1/3 c butter, 1 c sugar, 3 eggs, 2 Tbsp flour, 1/4 c lemon juice, 1 Tbsp lemon zest, 1/2 c milk, 1/4 tsp nutmeg

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Lemon pudding cake

Pillsbury p. 46

3 eggs, 1/2 c milk, 1/4 c lemon juice, 1 tsp lemon zest, 1/2 sugar, 1/3 c flour, 1/8 tsp salt

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Lemon orange picnic cake

Pillsbury p. 30

Cake: 1 c flour, 3/4 c sugar, 1 1/2 tsp orange zest, 1 tsp lemon zest, 1 tsp baking powder, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/3 c milk, 1/4 c shortening, 2 Tbsp orange juice, 3 egg white

Topping: 1/4 c sugar, 2 tsp lemon juice, 1 tsp orange juice

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Coconut cake with lemon filling

Pillsbury p. 17

cake: 2 c flour, 1 1/2 c sugar, 3 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp salt, 1 c milk, 1/2 c shortening, 2 tsp coconut extract or vanilla, 4 egg whites

filling: 3/4 c sugar, 3 Tbsp cornstarch, 1/4 tsp salt, 2/3 c water, 2 egg yolks, 1 Tbsp butter, 2 tsp lemon peel, 3 Tbsp lemon juice

frosting: 1/2 c sugar, 2 Tbsp water, 2 egg whites, 7 oz marshmallow creme, 1 c coconut

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Tarte au citron

Pie book p. 281

Filling: 5 eggs, 3/4 c sugar, 4 lemons, 1 c heavy cream, confectioner’s sugar, lemon zest

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Colorful Christmas cookies

From cookie book

1 3/4 c flour, 1 c + 2 Tbsp confectioner’s sugar, 1 Tbsp lemon zest, 1 egg, 2/3 c butter

icing: 1 3/4 c confectioner’s sugar, 1 tsp lemon juice, 1 tsp rum, 1 tsp raspberry syrup, decorative sugar

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Apple Brown Betty

From Pies Sweet and Savory p. 230

Topping: 6 tbsp butter, 1 3/4 bread crumbs

Filling: 2 lb apples, 3/4 brown sugar, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp apple pie spice*, lemon zest, lemon juice, vanilla extract

*Apple pie spice:

  1. 4 tablespoons ground cinnamon.
  2. 1 1/2 teaspoons ground nutmeg.
  3. 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice.
  4. 1 teaspoon ground ginger.
  5. 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cardamom.

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