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Make the frosting in minutes with the convenience of meringue powder.

Recipe by Southern Living May 1999


Recipe Summary

1 (3-layer) cake


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Instructions Checklist
  • Pour Basic White Cake Batter evenly into 3 greased and floured 10-inch round cakepans.

  • Bake at 325° for 18 to 22 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes; remove from pans, and cool on wire racks. (Cake layers may be frozen up to 1 month.)

  • Spread Lemon Filling between layers (not on top), placing cake on an ovenproof platter. Cover and chill at least 4 hours.

  • Spread Meringue Frosting on top and sides of cake.

  • Bake at 425° for 10 minutes or until golden. (Top will brown more than sides.) Garnish, if desired. Serve immediately.