Lemon Raspberry Layer Cake

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This raspberry cake recipe for lemon raspberry layer cake is tart, sweet and beautifully colored for a welcome addition to any dessert table. This raspberry cake recipe has layers of cake and lemon buttercream in a recipe that looks as good as it tastes. The filling uses frozen raspberries so you can enjoy it anytime of the year. The lemon buttercream for this raspberry cake recipe uses real butter, lemon juice and lemon zest for lots of lemon flavor.

The raspberry filling recipe in this cake recipe uses gelatin to help it set. Some of the benefits have having gelatin in your diet is that it supports skin, hair and nail growth. Gelatin is also good for the joints and can help speed up joint recovery. It can also help tighten up loose skin after having babies. Gelatin is also known to help improve digestion since it naturally binds to water and helps move food more easily through the digestive track. It may even help to improve cellulite. Gelatin is an excellent source of dietary collagen, which is interesting as it is too large to be absorbed by the skin, so using skin creams that contain collagen doesn't make a whole lot of sense. Gelatin is a good source of protein and can help build muscle.

Nutrition Facts for: Lemon Raspberry Layer Cake From Confessions of a Cookbook Queen

Ingredients: Cake flour, baking powder, baking soda, granulated sugar, salted butter, lemon zest, eggs, sour cream, lemon extract, raspberries, unflavored gelatine, lemon juice,powdered sugar.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 20 servings.

* Per Serving:Calories 488, Calories from Fat 198, Total Fat 22.0g 34%, Saturated Fat 13.5g 68%, Cholesterol 82mg 27%, Sodium 183mg 8%, Potassium 137mg 4%, Carbohydrates 72.2g 24%, Dietary Fiber 2.6g 10%, Sugars 58.9g, Protein 3.5g, Vitamin A 14%, Vitamin C 23%, Calcium 5%, Iron 6%

Raspberries are the delicious fruit that people just can't get enough of. These superfruits contain more vitamin C than oranges, are high in dietary fiber, low in calories and include a good does folic acid. Raspberries also have high levels of polyphenols, which help reduce heart disease risk. Like blueberries, they contain compounds that may help to widen the arteries, which may prevent plaque buildup. Raspberries are also high in potassium, vitamin A, and calcium. Scotland is famous for raspberry growing. In the late 1950s, raspberries were first brought down from Scotland to London on a steam train known as the Raspberry Special. Raspberries are ancient and thought to have been eaten since prehistoric times, but they only began to be cultivated in England and France in about the 1600s.

There are over 200 species of raspberries, and they come in a variety of colors. Raspberries can be red, purple, gold or black in color. The gold raspberry variety is the sweetest variety, and super delicious. Golden raspberries are also super sweet and tasty. Raspberries are involved in the berry family tree. To form new species, raspberries have been crossed with other berry varieties. The raspberry has lots of seeds, with an average raspberry having between 100 to 120 seeds. Raspberries are very symbolic. In some kinds of Christian art, the raspberry is the symbol for kindness. Thank you to Kristan for sharing this raspberry cake recipe for lemon raspberry layer cake on the "Confessions of a Cookbook Queen" recipe site. This is just one of the cake recipes you will find on the site. You will also find candy recipes, chocolate ideas, cupcakes, frosting recipes, pie ideas, ice cream, treats and so much more. **

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