Lemon, Lime and Orange Cake

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Key Lime Cake

A standard box of cake mix used to be 18.25 oz, but cake mix has been reformulated and most boxes now hold between 15.25 and 16.5 oz of mix depending on the brand. A few months ago you could still find 18.25 oz boxes of certain flavors of Duncan Hines, but I’ve searched high and […]


Published on October 2, 2014
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Lemon Sour Cream Pound Cake

by on September 13, 2013 · 13 comments

Lemon Pound Cake

This week I stopped at Starbucks and bought a piece of their famous lemon pound cake. The texture was dense, tight crumbed and kind of heavy (a slice weighed 1/4 pound!), but what I liked best was the strong lemon flavor. I think they use lemon oil, so I wanted to see if I could […]


Published on September 13, 2013
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lemon cheesecake squares

My great grandmother’s signature dessert was the Lemon Supreme Bundt Cake from Duncan Hines.  I don’t remember her making it for special events or parties, but she made it for the family quite often and she’d always let me pour on the glaze.  It was probably my introduction to baking!  This week I was thinking […]


Published on February 1, 2013
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Triple Lemon Cake

by on October 6, 2011 · 20 comments

Triple Lemon Cake

This cake was inspired by the fact I didn’t have any good chocolate on hand.  Frankly, I wanted to make brownies, but duty called in the form of a bunch of lemons and an open jar of curd. This recipe was adapted from one in Fine Cooking and required two 8×2 inch deep cake pans. […]


Published on October 6, 2011
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Lemon Cream Filled Cake

by on January 18, 2011 · 21 comments

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Lemon Cream Filled Cake


Published on January 18, 2011
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Citrus Almond Pound Cake

by on August 24, 2010 · 19 comments


When I saw this recipe in Mark Bittman’s NYT column, I knew I’d have to try it immediately. Not only is the cake made in the food processor, which in past experience has yielded a dense, tender, moist and tight crumbed cake, but it uses for almond paste. Looking at the recipe and reading reviews, I […]


Published on August 24, 2010
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Lemon Blueberry Loaf Cake

by on July 8, 2010 · 15 comments

Blueberry Bread

My mom dropped by yesterday, and since she’s always open to trying experiments, I made her this lemon cake. Keeping with this week’s theme of baking accidents, I forgot to add the baking soda and had to pull the cake out of the oven and stir it into the hot batter. Despite that, the cake […]


Published on July 8, 2010
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Key Lime Layer Cake

by on May 27, 2009 · 39 comments


Today’s cake is a winner, and I mean that literally since it’s won multiple competitions and was created by Melinda Winner, who cooks, bakes and writes a blog about managing arthritis. In fact, some of her recipes include tips on how to complete certain tasks that might be difficult for the arthritic – like holding […]


Published on May 27, 2009