LEMON CAKE

torta-al-limone Forni DAVID honors women with a sweet hope, revisiting the mimosa cake in British key: the Lemon cake best known as Lemon Curd Pie. The typical British sweet is a concentration of aromas and flavors, and alternating layers of soft sponge with tasty cream made of lemon, Lemon Curd precisely.
Forni DAVID chose to tell you a delicious and unusual variant of the classic Lemon Curd Pie able to delight the most discerning palate and be a protagonist in this day of the women. The preparation at home will be a breeze thanks to David World Single Chamber. What you waiting for? Hands in the dough and refrigerate a bottle of a good dessert wine to enjoy this delight with your best friends.

Ingredients

For the base:

  • Gr. 288 00 flour
  • Gr. 113 soft butter
  • Gr. 268 granulated sugar
  • N. 2 eggs
  • Gr. 15 baking powder
  • Ml. 250 low-fat milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Limoncello bagna:

  • 100 gr. water
  • 50 gr. limoncello
  • 50 gr. sugar

Lemon Curd:

  • 4 lemon (juice and zest))
  • 200 gr. white sugar)
  • 80 gr. butter)
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 teaspoons of starch or starch (Optional)

Procedure:
For the base of the cake starte by mixing all the dry ingredients and with the aid of a food processor, add little by little the soft butter. After the butter, proceed with the milk slightly warmed and finally the eggs, one at a time. Buttered and lined with parchment paper a pan of 22 cm. Bake at 170 ° convection oven for about 50 minutes. If you see that the cake hard to cook at the center, it may be useful to cover the surface of the cake with the wax paper to facilitate the full kitchen. To obtain a cake with more layers and high proceed with another informed so as to derive from having more layers to compose the final cake. Once cooked the basics, let them cool. It’s time to devote to the famous lemon curd. Beat eggs with sugar and after dissolving the butter in a double boiler add it to the frothy mixture together with the juice and zest. Keep stirring and wait until the cream thickens, if you want you can add starch to speed up this process. For the final assembly you have 4 layers of cake and soaked with the wet limoncello, put 2-3 tablespoons (to your taste) of cream and proceed in this way until the last layer. To decorate it, you can prepare the delicious butter cream yellow colored in memory of the famous flower dedicated to all women, the mimosa.
Happy feast!

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