Citrus Mousse Cake with Buttercream Frosting
Citrus Mousse Cake with Buttercream Frosting
  • prep: 50 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    This tall, tangy lemon cake filled with layers of lime mousse and frosted with white buttercream is just the thing for a birthday, bridal shower, or other especially delicious occasion.

    Ingredients

    • 2 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pans
    • 3 3/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus more for pans
    • 3 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
    • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
    • 2 1/2 cups sugar
    • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest, plus 1/4 cup fresh juice
    • 5 large eggs, room temperature
    • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk, room temperature
    • Citrus Mousse Filling
    • 4 cups Italian Meringue Buttercream
    • Edible flowers, meringues, confetti candies, and candy pearls, for decorating (optional)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 16
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 497 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 24 g 37.64%
    • Saturated Fat: 15 g 74.69%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 85 mg 28.27%
    • Sodium: 482 mg 20.09%
    • Calcium: 115 mg 11.46%
    • Potassium: 84 mg 2.39%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.01%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 68 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.08%
    • Sugar: 41 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 13.21%
    • Vitamin C 4.69%
    • Vitamin D 0.44%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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