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Lemon Swirl Marble Cake

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Ingredients
For lemon filling
  Egg yolks 8
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 Stick)
  Grated lemon peel 2 Tablespoon
For cake
  Pound cake mix 32 Ounce (2 Packages, 16 Ounce Each)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated orange peel 1 Tablespoon
  Egg whites 8
  Cream of tartar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
For lemon glaze
  Confectioners sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Light cream 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon peel 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 325F.

MAKING
2) To prepare lemon filling, in the top of double boiler beat egg yolks with a wooden spoon.
3) Add granulated sugar, 1/2 cup lemon juice, butter and 2 tablespoons lemon peel.
4) Cook and stir over simmering water until thick.
5) Take off from hot water.
6) Cover and let it cool completely.
7) To prepare the cake, grease and flour a 9-inch bundt pan generously.
8) Transfer both packages of cake mix into large electric mixer bowl.
9) Stir in milk and combine till the dry ingredients are moistened.
10) Mix orange juice and beat for 4 minutes.
11) Mix orange peel and stir.
12) In a separate large bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until stiff peaks form.
13) Gently fold whites into cake batter with wire whisk in an under-and-over motion.
14) Reserve 1 cup batter to be used to bake as cupcakes.
15) Spoon one-fourth remaining batter into pan.
16) Spoon one-third lemon filling at eth center of batter. Repeat the process twice with batter and filling, completing with batter.
17) Using a knife, cut through batter and filling, creating a zigzag around pan without letting the knife touch bottom and side of pan.
18) Bake for 1 hour and 20 minutes until surface springs back when gently pressed with fingertip.

FINALIZING
19) Keep it over a wire rack for 10 minutes to cool.
20) Turn out of pan and cool completely.
21) To prepare the Lemon Glaze, in a small bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, cream and lemon juice.
22) Stir to combine until the mixture is smooth.
23) Frost the cooled cake with it and let run down side.

SERVING
24)Sprinkle with lemon peel and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
95 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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