Recipe of Perfect Lemon Meringue Cake

Lemon Meringue Cake. Lemon Meringue Cake This cake tastes just like lemon meringue pie! Fresh lemon flavor shines through in the custard filling between the layers, and the light meringue frosting adds a fancy finish. It's not only a deliciously different dessert, but it's also a conversation piece!

Lemon Meringue Cake Bake, watching carefully, until meringue is brown around edges and beginning to brown elsewhere. Top with the second cake layer and press down gently. Spread the meringue all over the cake like a frosting, spreading it into decorative peaks and swirls.

Hello everybody, it is Jim, welcome to our recipe page. Today, I’m gonna show you how to make a distinctive dish, lemon meringue cake. It is one of my favorites. This time, I’m gonna make it a little bit unique. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

Lemon Meringue Cake is one of the most favored of recent trending meals in the world. It’s easy, it is fast, it tastes yummy. It is enjoyed by millions daily. They are fine and they look fantastic. Lemon Meringue Cake is something which I have loved my entire life.

Lemon Meringue Cake This cake tastes just like lemon meringue pie! Fresh lemon flavor shines through in the custard filling between the layers, and the light meringue frosting adds a fancy finish. It's not only a deliciously different dessert, but it's also a conversation piece!

To get started with this particular recipe, we must prepare a few ingredients. You can have lemon meringue cake using 14 ingredients and 15 steps. Here is how you cook it.

The ingredients needed to make Lemon Meringue Cake:

  1. {Get of Meringue.
  2. {Make ready 5 of egg whites.
  3. {Prepare 1 cup of caster sugar.
  4. {Get 1 tsp of white vinegar.
  5. {Make ready 1 pinch of salt.
  6. {Prepare of Lemon cake.
  7. {Make ready 2 cup of self raising flour, sifted.
  8. {Make ready 1 1/2 cup of sugar.
  9. {Prepare 1 1/2 cup of milk.
  10. {Make ready 2 of eggs, beaten.
  11. {Make ready 60 grams of butter, melted.
  12. {Get 3 of lemons, grated zest and juice.
  13. {Take 1 cup of lemon butter – see my lemon butter recipe.
  14. {Take 2 of extra lemons.

Loosen meringues from edges of pans with point of knife if necessary. Carefully remove from pans and peel off paper. Place one of the cakes on a cake plate then spread half of the chilled lemon curd on the first layer of cake. Top the lemon curd layer with a second cake and spread the rest of the lemon curd on it then place the last sponge cake on top.

Steps to make Lemon Meringue Cake:

  1. Preheat oven to 180.
  2. Grease and line x2 cake tins with baking paper.
  3. If you want to make your own lemon butter do so before making the cake… otherwise set aside a brought jar…..
  4. Next make the cake: in a mixing bowl combined the flour, sugar… make a well in the centre, add the eggs and milk stir with wooden spoon to combined.
  5. add the lemon juice, zest and melted butter stir again….
  6. Divide cake mix into both baking tins evenly… bake for 45mins…or until firm to touch….
  7. Once cakes are cooked allow to cool completely before cutting through the middle to make 4 layers… (set aside for now).
  8. To make the Meringue: beat the egg whites in a clean bowl with a electric beater on low….
  9. once they start to form bubbles turn up slowly to a medium speed… slowly add the sugar 1 tablespoon at a time…. add vinegar and pinch of salt… continue to beat until forms very smooth white stiff peaks…..
  10. Now to put it all together… place a bottom peice of the cake onto a baking tray lined with baking paper… (I used a round pizza tray).
  11. Squeeze the juice of half a lemon on cake followed by spreading a layer of lemon butter then another layer of cake, more juice on top followed by another layer off lemon butter…. this until all layers of cake are used….
  12. dont put any lemon butter or juice on the top peice of the cake… as meringue will not stick properly with the next step.
  13. Now that the cake and layers are done cover the whole cake with meringue mix…making pointy peeks all over the cake…..
  14. Place back to the oven on 200 for 20mins until meringue is lightly browning or alternatively you could finish it off with a blow torch…..
  15. Enjoy with a dollop of cream xx.

Spread the Italian Meringue Frosting onto the top and sides of the caked. Top with the fourth cake layer and moisten with the remaining lemon syrup. Cover the cake completely with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least four hours or overnight. Pipe a ring of meringue around the edge of the cake as a border. Top with a second cake layer and repeat with piping the meringue and filling the center with lemon curd.

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