Luscious Lemonade Layer Cake

Recipe by SharleneW
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READY IN: 1hr 40mins
SERVES: 16

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • To prepare cake: Place first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended (about 5 minutes).
  • Add eggs and egg whites, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda; stir will with a whisk.
  • Add flour mixture and buttermilk alternately to sugar mixture, beginning and ending with four mixture; beat well after each addition.
  • Cut a circle of parchment paper for bottom of 2 (9-inch) round cake pans and spray sides with cooking spray.
  • Divide batter between pans.
  • Sharply tap pans once on counter to remove air bubbles.
  • Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool in pans 10 minutes on a wire rack; remove from pans.
  • Cool completely on wire rack.
  • To prepare frosting: Place 2 tablespoons butter and the next 4 ingredients in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at high speed until fluffy.
  • Add powdered sugar and beat at low speed just until blended (do not over beat).
  • Chill 1 hour.
  • Place 1 cake layer on a plate; spread with 1/2 cup frosting.
  • Top with remaining cake layer.
  • Spread remaining frosting over top and sides of cake.
  • Store cake loosely covered in the refrigerator.
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