Friday, May 28, 2021


Cozy Food Friday!

That means it's time to share a recipe from 
another great a cozy mystery blogger! 😉

This week's recipe is from


I've had so much fun sharing recipes, I wanted to share another.

Here's a simple one.



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¾ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature, plus extra for greasing pans. Or use baking/cooking spray

¾ cup superfine sugar

3 eggs, beaten

5 tbsp fresh lemon juice

1½ cups self-rising flour

pinch of salt

4 to 5 tbsp strawberry jam

¼ to ½ whipped cream (optional) 

confectioners' sugar for dusting

fresh strawberries for top of cake (optional)

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   Preheat oven to 350 degrees 

   Grease (or spray) two 8-inch round cake pans and line with parchment paper

   Cream the butter and sugar together in a mixing bowl using a wooden spoon or hand mixer until the mixture is until light and fluffy

   Add eggs, one at a time, mixing after each egg

   Mix in lemon juice 

   Sift the flour and salt together in a separate bowl and slowly fold into mixture with the wooden spoon. Divide the mixture evenly between the prepared pans. Smooth the surface, and tap pans on counter to release any bubbles

   Place the pans in the center of the preheated oven, and bake for 25-30 minutes, until the cakes have risen and golden brown, and beginning to pull from the sides of pans

   Remove from oven and let stand for 3 minutes

   Loosen cakes from around the edge using a table knife. Turn out onto a clean dish towel, remove parchment paper, and invert the cakes onto a wire rack (tops of cakes up)

   When completely cool, turn out the cake, top side down to a clean kitchen towel, then transfer to a cake plate, again with the top up  

  Spread the strawberry jam on the top of one cake. Spread whipped cream on top of jam (you can use as little as you'd like of these ingredients or use all of both). Top with second cake.

   Dust the top of finished cake with confectioners sugar (and fresh strawberries)

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Is this a perfect slice of summer or what?


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  1. yum-o!! anything with lemon I'm for!

  2. Yummy! Sounds like what my Granny use to fix me. I'll be trying this one for sure.
    2clowns at arkansas dot net

  3. I want a slice of that, right now!
    Happy Friday, Lisa!

    Pat T