Lemon-Filled Meringue Cake

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

A lovely lemon dessert.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To make Cake: Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Grease two 8 inch gake pans.
  3. Cream butter with 1/2 cup sugar untill light and fluffy.
  4. Add egg yolks one at a time.
  5. Blend in milk and vanilla.
  6. Sift flour and baking powder together, and gradually add this to creamed mixture.
  7. Beat for 2 minutes.
  8. Divide batter between pans.
  9. In another bowl beat egg whites and 1 tsp lemon juice untill soft peaks form.
  10. gradually add 1 cup sugar, and beat till stiff peaks form.
  11. Spread meringue over cake batter in pans.
  12. Sprinkle Almons on one layer.
  13. Bake for 30 minutes.
  14. Filling: Mix cornstarch, sugar and milk in a small saucepan, heating over medium heat and stiring constantly.
  15. Bring to a boil.
  16. Stir a little of the hot mixture into the egg yolks, then add egg mixture to the sauce pan.
  17. Cook for 1 minute, stirring.
  18. remove from heat and add lemon rind and juice.
  19. Frosting: Whip cream and sugar till soft peaks form.
  20. Assemble the cake: place layer without almonds on a serving platter, meringue side down.
  21. Spread with lemon filling.
  22. Place second layer on top, almond side up.
  23. Frost edges of cake with whipped cream.


Most Helpful

It tasted really great. The only thing I would suggest is that you leave the cake and the filling to cool until you assemble it. I assembled it almost right away and everything started to slip off and it was just a giant mess. Very yummy however!! Remember LET IT COOL!

Shappy July 07, 2008

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