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Lemon tea cake.

1/2 cup (1/4 lb.) butter or margarine, cut in chunks 1 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1/2 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup chopped pecans Lemon sauce (recipe follows)

In a bowl, beat with a mixer to blend butter, sugar, eggs, milk, and vanilla. Stir in flour and pecans until flour is evenly moistened. Pour batter into an oiled and flour-dusted 8-inch-square pan. Bake in a 350[degrees] oven until cake is lightly browned and springs back when pressed in center, about 45 minutes.

Run a knife between cake and pan rim; hold a rack onto pan top. Invert to release cake, then tip back into pan. Pierce cake top all over with a fork and pour hot lemon sauce over surface. Serve hot or warm; cut from pan or serve from a platter. Serves 8 or 9.

Per serving: 331 cal.; 4.2 g protein; 16 g fat (7.3 g sat.); 44 g carbo.; 128 mg sodium; 77 mg chol.

Lemon sauce. In a 1- to 1-1/2-quart pan over high heat, stir 3 tablespoons grated lemon peel, 6 tablespoons lemon juice, and 1/4 cup sugar just until sugar is dissolved. Use hot.
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Title Annotation:Sunset's Kitchen Cabinet; recipe
Author:Visteen, Yvonne
Article Type:Column
Date:Apr 1, 1992
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