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Little Lemon Cakes

We had an abundance of guests last week and weekend, which means some baking. I made a simple lemon cake. You can use your favorite lemon cake recipe, or even a mix, but bake it in one thin layer in a half sheet baking pan. When it is cool, cut out circles with a round cookie cutter. I got 16 circles from the cake, and wrapped the ones I wouldn't need in plastic wrap. Into the freezer they went.

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Brush tops of cakes with limoncello.

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Beat one cup of heavy whipping cream. Combine it with one jar of homemade lemon curd. Chill for 2 hours. Before serving, spread lemon "mousse" on top of half the cakes. Put another layer on top, and spread with lemon curd (not mousse). Garnish with a lemon slice or berry and serve.

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Comments (3)

Eden:

Looks really good. It's making me hungry.

Amy:

So pretty! I also adore lemon above all dessert flavors.

Barb Cabot:

Any kind of lemony dessert and I'm smiling. Thank you. These look wonderful.

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