Meyer Lemon Pudding Cake

Meyer Lemon Pudding Cake
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Sweet-tart and uniquely fragrant, Meyer lemons are perfect for baking. A pudding cake is a kind of baked custard - light and airy, with a melt in your mouth texture,. It’s fancy enough for company, but easy enough to make any day of the week. Meyer lemon pudding cake also makes a flavorful addition to a brunch buffet table.
Meyer Lemon Pudding Cake
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Sweet-tart and uniquely fragrant, Meyer lemons are perfect for baking. A pudding cake is a kind of baked custard - light and airy, with a melt in your mouth texture,. It’s fancy enough for company, but easy enough to make any day of the week. Meyer lemon pudding cake also makes a flavorful addition to a brunch buffet table.
Ingredients
Cake
Garnish
Servings:
Instructions
  1. About 15 minutes before you are ready to start, melt the butter in a small saucepan over a medium-low setting. Once it has melted, measure it into a bowl and allow it to come back to room temperature.
  2. When you are ready, pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees, and lightly grease an 8-inch round casserole or souffle dish.
  3. Once it it room temperature again, beat the butter until it is light and fluffy in texture.
  4. Add the sugar, flour, Meyer lemon juice and zest, sour cream, and salt, beating constantly until the mixture is smooth and thoroughly combined.
  5. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff, and glossy peaks form.
  6. Fold the egg whites into the lemony yolk mixture one third at a time, folding it over only just enough to incorporate it into the batter. Repeat three times until done.
  7. Pour the batter into the prepared dish.
  8. Bake for about 40 minutes, until the custard is set and the top is a golden brown color.
  9. Allow the cake to cool for about 15 minutes. Dust with powdered sugar, and serve topped with blueberries.
Recipe Notes

Note: You’ll use 3 to 4 Meyer lemons in total – two only for their zest, all to make up the right amount of juice. You can also use a 9” x 9” square baking pan for a slightly thinner cake. Bake for only 30 minutes.

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