Lemon Yogurt Cake

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I found meyer lemons at the farmer’s market last weekend and I couldn’t wait to put them into a cake! Meyer lemons are thought to be a cross between traditional lemons and oranges and have a pleasant sweet flavor, making them perfect for baking.

I looked around online to find a recipe and this one caught my eye – it uses yogurt and oil instead of butter. I had to try it and I must say, I wasn’t disappointed. It was moist and flavorful and almost guilt-free.

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Christmas cake

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There are so many symbols associated with christmas: xmas trees, snow, santa claus, cheerily wrapped gifts, candles and plenty of food. In my mind, rum cakes are irrevocably associated with this holiday. Growing up, I remember my parents’ friends coming over every christmas eve with homemade wine and a dark, flavorful cake that we looked forward to so eagerly! I decided this year to try my hand at this cake and although it didn’t taste exactly the same as the ones from my childhood, it was still super tasty.

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