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Berry Glazed Picnic Cake

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Ingredients
  All-purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Finely shredded lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Margarine/Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), softened
  Egg yolk 1 , beaten
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce, softened (1 Package)
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce, softened (1 Package)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Fresh strawberries 2 Cup (32 tbs), sliced
  Currant jelly 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sliced toasted almonds 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°F.
2) In a bowl stir together flour, sugar, lemon peel, and baking powder.
3) Using knife or putting the flour mixture in food processor, cut in margarine or butter till mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
4) Prepare a well in the center.
5) In another bowl beat together egg yolk or egg, milk, and vanilla.
6) Stream the egg mixture over the flour mixture.
7) Stir until the dough starts coming together and leaving the side of bowl.
8) Spoon the flour mixture into bottom of an 8x8x2-inch baking pan.

MAKING
9) In a small bowl, mix together cream cheese, sugar, egg yolks or egg, vanilla, and lemon juice.
10) Using a hand blender, beat on high speed till smooth and creamy.
11) Cover the dough in the pan with cheese mixture.
12) Bake in the oven for 30 to 35 minutes or till top is golden.
13) Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely on a wire rack.
14) Wrap with plastic film and refrigerate 4 to 24 hours.

FINALIZING
15) In a bowl, place the currant jelly and stir to soften it.
16) Brush the strawberries with the currant jelly.
17) Arrange the strawberries over the cake and sprinkle with almonds.
18) Refrigerate until required.

SERVING
19) Slice the cake in wedges and serve cold

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
50 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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