Lemon Summer, Winter Frost

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Triple-layer Lemon Cake, Pink Lemonade Filling with Tinted Lemon Buttercream Starbursts

The sunshine of lemon in the dark days of winter can be a terrific shot in the arm – I know it is for me, anyway!  This Lemon Cake has a wonderful texture and a luscious lemony flavor.

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I tinted the Lemon Buttercream with pink gel and added just a tiny drop or two of Strawberry extract, which gives it a super pink lemonade flavor.

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I really love this starburst design.  When using this technique earlier on this cake, I worked with four colors, but I think it works wonderfully here with three colors and surely five colors wouldn’t be too many.


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Oh yeah.  I love this look.


And the cupcake cousin is allowed to be just a little bit different.

Lemon with a fresh strawberry and lemon with a fun little strawberry Pocky stick.

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I was exploring different looks for this cake.

Same cake and mixing it up with my Fiesta.  “How do I stage this cake?” lemon cake 2015 collageWhat a beautiful slice of even layers.

This was a fun cake to share with my people.  And my partner.

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