Lemon Cheese Cake

Lemon Cheese Cake

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"This is the recipe I've been using for years. If you like, use your favorite scratch recipe for the cake but I usually like to simplify all I can."

Ingredients

servings 572 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 572 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 30.4 g
  • 47%
  • Carbs:
  • 71.6g
  • 23%
  • Protein:
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 192 mg
  • 64%
  • Sodium:
  • 540 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 9 inch round cake layer pans.
  2. Combine the cake mix, instant vanilla pudding, milk, vegetable oil and the 3 whole eggs. Mix until blended. Pour batter into the prepared pans.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 minutes or until cakes test done. Set aside cakes to cool.
  4. To Make Lemon Cheese Filling: In the top half of a double boiler combine the egg yolks, white sugar, butter or margarine, flour, grated lemon rind and lemon juice. Cook stirring constantly over medium heat until mixture is thick enough to spread. Let cool before spreading between cooled cake layers.

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This is a excellent Lemon Cheese Cake. Just for those wondering, lemon cheese is another term for lemon curd. This is very similar to my grandmother's old country recipe and it passed my fathe...

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This should be called Lemon Curd cake not lemon CHEESE cake...was looking forward to using cream cheese.

This is a excellent Lemon Cheese Cake. Just for those wondering, lemon cheese is another term for lemon curd. This is very similar to my grandmother's old country recipe and it passed my fathe...

There is nothing quick, easy, or kid-friendly about making the "lemon cheese" filling. It took about 30 minutes of non-stop stirring. I don't have a clue why she called it "lemon cheese cake" a...

This recipe is wonderful, and the filling is exactly like my mother and grandmother used to make. I had lost my recipe and was sooo thankful to find this. I use a white cake mix and use the fil...

Very good recipe, best if cake is made from scratch. Lemon Cheese Cake is an old favorite here in the south. I have asked several ladies who have been making this cake for countless years why a ...

Thank you for posting this recipe. My mom used to make this. It was one of our favorites. Yum! She always said it was a very old recipe, but I don't remember her recipe having flour in i...

this is a wonderful, moist cake. not dry like so many scratch recipes. finally, a moist lemon cheese cake!!!!!!

My grandmother has made this for years and years, and refused to share the recipe. Thank you so much for sharing! It is wonderful.

I made this cake over the weekend. Family thought the cake layers were wonderful(I used lemon instant pudding), but everyone thought the icing was too tart. My husband thought I read the recipe ...

Fantastic cake! I like to use cake batter from scratch because the flavors are complemented.