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    This Lemon Cheesecake Cake is heavenly! A lemon cheesecake layer is sandwiched between two moist lemon buttermilk cake layers and frosted in lemon cream cheese frosting.

    Ingredients

    • 2 8oz packages Cream Cheese (453 total gram weight) Use full fat cream cheese. Do not use reduced fat or cream cheese in the tub containers. Soften slightly.
    • 1 cup sugar (200g)
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 3 eggs, room temperature
    • 3 Tablespoons (23g) All Purpose Flour
    • 3/4 cup (182g) Sour Cream
    • 1 teaspoon Lemon Extract
    • 1 1/2 sticks (170g) unsalted butter, softened ( holds it shape but dents when pressed)
    • 2 cups (400g) sugar
    • 3 eggs
    • 3 cups (342g) cake flour (spooned into measuring cup and leveled off) If you do not have cake flour see substitution in Notes below.
    • 2 teaspoons (8g) baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon (3g) baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon (3g) salt
    • 1 1/4 cups (296g) buttermilk — if you do not have buttermilk, see substitution below
    • 1/4 cup (57g) lemon juice
    • 1/4 cup (54g) vegetable oil
    • 1 Tablespoon (10g) Lemon Extract
    • Zest of two lemons
    • 2 sticks (226g) unsalted butter, slightly softened but still cool to the touch
    • 2 8oz packages Cream Cheese (453 total gram weight) Use full fat cream cheese. Do not use reduced fat or cream cheese in the tub containers. Soften very slightly
    • 1 teaspoon (4g) lemon extract
    • Optional- Zest from 1 lemon, approximately 1 1/2 teaspoons (3g)
    • Yellow Coloring Gel- optional. I used just a very small amount.
    • 6 to 6 1/2 cups (690g - 747g) powdered sugar, adding more if necessary
    • Decorating:
    • Small offset spatula (to create ridges in frosting)
    • Disposable piping bag fitted with 2D large piping tip

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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