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Pink Daisies

Last night we celebrated my friend Joy's birthday as a belated surprise.  Her birthday is really December 24th but it needed to be celebrated properly since we weren't able to before now.  Joy is an amazing baker so I could not disappoint.  Of course I turned to Martha for inspiration and found a lemon cake recipe with a whipped icing.  I would have loved to have made the lemon curd for the filling but I had already sent Tim out once to buy lemons and sugar, I couldn't send him back out for the eggs.  I needed 8 egg yolks for the curd!  Next time, I will add this for sure.
The icing was really easy to make.  However, you really have to be careful when dissolving the sugar in the egg whites that you don't end up cooking them.  Otherwise it makes a brilliant white and light icing.
This cake was really good.  You'd think you were eating lemon meringue pie.  It's definitely a keeper.

Cake: Lemon Cake
Frosting: Whipped Frosting (I substituted the vanilla for 2 Tbsp. of lemon juice)
Decoration: Pink fondant daisy cutouts with yellow Jumbo Confetti Sprinkles for the centres.

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  1. It was awesome! Thank you guys so much, for the gorgeous cake, the book certificate and my Eric. You gals know me all too well. :)

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