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Italian Lemon Cakes
"Fair Game with Kristine Leahy" host Kristine Leahy's sweet dessert recipe with white chocolate.
Italian Lemon Cakes
Course:
Dessert
Cuisine:
Italian
Ingredients
  • ½ cup white chocolate, melted (white chocolate chips or chunks)
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 3 cups very finely chopped almonds
  • Zest from 2 lemons
  • Strawberry gelato

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat the oven to 320° F.
  2. Prepare a 6-cup mini cake pan. Brush the individual cups with butter and then light coat in flour. Set aside.
  3. Cream butter, sugar and lemon zest in a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. When the mixture is light and fluffy incorporate the eggs one at a time. Add the chopped almonds and stir to combine. Add the melted white chocolate.
  4. Divide the batter evenly between the cake cups. Bake for 30 minutes.
  5. Allow the cakes to cool for 10 minutes before you turn them out.
  6. Serve the cakes with a scoop of strawberry gelato.
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