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A rich textured buttery cake is enhanced
with pieces of fresh lemon and served with a sweet glaze and
Bill Yosses' Lemon
- 9 lemons
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup SPLENDA® Sugar Blend
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 cup heavy cream
6 large eggs
11 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1 1/2 cups water
- Raspberry Coulis:
1 cup SPLENDA® Sugar Blend
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons SPLENDA® Sugar Blend
2 cups fresh or frozen raspberries
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
Grease a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan, line with parchment
or waxed paper. Grease paper.
- Prepare lemon segments. Grate zest of
4 lemons; slice tops and bottoms off 3 (reserve fourth). Stand
lemons on end on a cutting board, and cut away white pith until
the flesh is exposed. Over a bowl, cut segments from membranes,
letting fruit and juice fall into bowl (remove seeds). With fork,
break segments into 1-inch pieces.
- Sift flour, SPLENDA® Sugar Blend for
Baking, and baking powder into the bowl of an electric mixer.
Begin mixing on low speed then add cream or creme fraiche. Increase
speed to medium, and beat in eggs, one at a time, then butter.
- Fold lemon segments, juices, and 3 tablespoons
zest gently into batter. Scrape into pan. Bake for 45 to 60 minutes.
- Make the glaze while the cake is baking.
JUICE and zest the remaining 6 lemons. Put SPLENDA® Sugar
Blend for Baking in a pot, and add 1 1/2 cups water. Bring to
a simmer, and cook, stirring, until sugar dissolves. Stir in
lemon juice and remaining zest, and let cool.
- Place cake pan on a wire rack for 30 minutes
when cake is done.
- Adjust oven temperature to 350°F (175°C).
- Unmold cake, and transfer it to a pie
pan or deep dish. Pour lemon syrup over cake, and very gently
squeeze the cake to help it absorb syrup. Carefully turn cake
upside down in syrup, and squeeze a bit more. Put cake on a baking
sheet; return to oven for 10 minutes to set the glaze.
- Cool on a rack while making coulis.
- For Raspberry Coulis: Combine SPLENDA®
Sugar Blend for Baking with 1/4 cup water in a small pot and
bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Cool completely.
- Puree raspberries and syrup in a blender,
then strain through a fine sieve. Serve cake with raspberry coulis
either pooled around or over the plated slice.
- Serve cake with raspberry coulis either
pooled around or over the plated slice.
Makes 16 servings.
Preparation Time: 1 Hour
Total Time: 2 Hours 15 Minutes
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16
of recipe): Calories 340 | Calories from Fat 130 | Fat 14g (sat
8g) | Cholesterol 115mg | Sodium 55mg | Carbohydrates 42g | Fiber
2g | Sugars 24g | Protein 5g
Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda®
is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for
diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please
call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at www.splenda.com.
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