Thursday, March 17, 2016

Killer Irish Lemon Pie #recipe @lucyburdette #giveaway

Tonka with admirers




LUCY BURDETTE: Usually Sheila carries us along on Irish holidays but this year St. Patrick’s Day falls to me. And goodness knows, I have plenty of Irish ancestors! And the celebration of the holiday in Key West is, well, vigorous!

So I tried out a new Irish recipe that I found on Pinterest, adapted from Irish Traditional Cooking by The Baker Upstairs. My lemon-crazy dinner guests loved this little pie cake. I thought it might have needed a dab more sugar, but they disagreed, so I took extra whipped cream:).

Irish Lemon Pudding/Pie/Cake
 
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup sugar
2 eggs, separated
1/2 cup flour
2 lemons
1 1/4 cups milk

For the whipped cream:

1 cup heavy or whipping cream
1 to 2 Tbsp confectioner’s sugar
1/2 teaspoon almond flavoring

Preheat oven to 350. Butter a 9 inch pie pan and set aside. Zest the two lemons, set that aside. Squeeze these lemons for their juice. (I didn’t measure, but they were 2 large lemons.) 


Separate the eggs and whip the whites in a clean bowl until stiff. (I did these first in my Kitchenaid mixer.) Set aside. Cream the butter and sugar well. Add the egg yolks one at a time, then add the flour and make sure all is mixed well.

 

Add the lemon zest and juice, followed by the milk, and mix again. 





Now fold the stiff egg whites into the cake mixture. Mine looked a little lumpy at the end, but I didn’t want to mix too hard.

Scrape this into the prepared pan.

 




While the lemon pudding-cake bakes (40 minutes, until lightly browned and set), whip the cream with the sugar and almond flavoring.

 




Serve the cake warm or room temperature with whipped cream and any fruit garnish you choose. And happy St. Patty’s day!

ps. We might have liked it even better cold the next day...

To celebrate, I have one copy of the forthcoming KILLER TAKEOUT to give away. To be entered, please share this post on Twitter or Facebook or Pinterest and then leave a comment here with your email.

Here's an easy tweet:

Tweet: Killer Irish Lemon Pudding-Cake #recipe #giveaway @LucyBurdette http://ctt.ec/0c1Ou+

You can order this wherever books are sold--it will be published on April 5!

64 comments:

  1. Yummy recipe. Bet the book is even better! I'll share on FB. Airieanne.

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  2. So exciting! My email address is EMS591@aol.com ; and here is the link to my tweet about this post: https://twitter.com/LizNoVeggieGirl/status/710362852737986560

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  3. Thank you for the recipe. The pie looks so yummy.
    I shared on Facebook. (https://www.facebook.com/jenna.drake.12)
    myrifraf (at) gmail (dot) com

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  4. This recipe sounds delicious! I will share on Facebook. Dnrocker@yahoo.com

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  5. Sounds lovely! (Hmm, what was I planning for dessert tonight?) When we lived in California, we had a lemon tree in the back yard--I still miss it.

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  6. I love lemon desserts, so thanks for this recipe, and the chance to win. Post has been liked and shared on Facebook.
    grace dot koshida at gmail dot com

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  7. Lucky Tonka! What a wonderful picture. And what a great recipe. I suspect I will feel like you and want a little bit more sugar, but that looks so good, and it's a totally new recipe to me.

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  8. I like lemon but can't have all the dairy in this recipe.
    sgiden at verizon(.)net

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  9. I'll have to make this recipe. Love lemon. I shared on Twitter and Facebook and will add to my Pinterest page. My email is pgenest57@aol.com Thank-you for the chance to win.

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  10. Lemon and chocolate desserts are my favorites...and this looks yummy...Happy St. Patrick's Day...sharing...
    Marilyn ewatvess@yahoo.com

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  11. Erin go Bragh!
    A lovely dessert to tempt us.
    Tonka certainly has admirers!
    libbydodd at comcast dot net

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  12. Shared on FB. Love this series. Currently reading Death with all the Trimmings. Kkcochran@hotmail.com

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  13. I'd love to win the next. I own all the rest. suefoster109@netzero.net. I'll try this on my brother. He's the lemon addict.

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  14. Love anything lemon. Especially since this recipe has no frosting! I am sharing on fb and pinterest. marthajane1@hotmail.com

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  15. This recipe sounds amazing, Thanks for the chance at this awesome mystery book, Love your books. Linda May lindamay4852@yahoo.com

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  16. Super yum, must try! I wonder if it could be modified for individual ramekins..... Nicole :-)

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  17. More and more, I wish lemon trees grew in Montana....

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  18. amy guillaume lindermanMarch 17, 2016 at 10:55 AM

    mmmmm! i am totally making that tonite! that sounds like something we will really enjoy! thanks for a yummy recipe! aelinderman@sbcglobal.net

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  19. Tonka is very photogenic! I love anything lemon, and this recipe looks so delicious--can't wait to try it. Also, thanks for the tweet that I will retweet. Happy St. Patrick's Day! bobandcelia@sbcglobal.net

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  21. Oh my girlfriends are going to love this! And it goes without saying: NEW BOOK to acquire, lol!!!

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  22. This sounds yummy.
    Sjgolding@sbcglobal.net

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  23. This looks really yummy! Thanks for the chance to win a copy of this book!
    Shared on Facebook.
    karen(dot)kenyon(at)rogers(dot)com

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  24. Thanks for the recipe and a chance to win a copy of your book. elainehroberson(at)gmail(dot)com

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  25. Thank you for the recipe. I hope I win. Thank you for the chance to win.
    angelbear19662000@yahoo.com
    Mary Fidler

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  26. Lemon desserts are my all-time favourites (even ahead of chocolate) so thanks for this yummy sounding recipe and for the chance to win. Nancy R
    jw.nl.reid@sympatico.ca

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  27. After a big meal, lemon desserts are so refreshing. This one is perfect and seems easy. Looks like I have my next book club potluck entry.
    kat8762@aol.com

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  28. Key West looks like so much fun, and lemon anything is always delicious, and I am really enjoying your low/no sodium recipes. Getting me back on track.

    No need to enter me in the contest. I got a very nice surprise package in the mail yesterday :-)

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  29. Pat (patdupuy@yahoo.com)March 17, 2016 at 12:38 PM

    I love lemon! And Lent is almost over so desserts here I'll come! Looking forward to reading Killer Takeout.

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  30. Another luscious dessert. Thanks for the giveaway. doward1952@yahoo.com

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  31. Delish recipe, I'm going to make it tonight. Thanks for the contest, lilflynracer at msn.com.

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  32. Looks good. Would love to read this.

    pmettert@yahoo.com

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  33. Looks so good and so does the book would love to read a print book and review on 2 sites. I shared on facebook with a special note to my son who is just learning how to cook for a small family.

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  34. I love anything lemon--so I'll have to try that recipe. Thanks for the contest.
    suefarrell.farrell@gmail.com

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  35. You had me hooked when you said lemon pie! I shared this on Facebook. Thanks for the chance I love this series!
    edtercross7304@yahoo.com

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  36. I'm looking forward to reading it. Multibookwoman@gmail.com

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  37. This looks so quick, delicious, and easy. I am going to make it today. I shared this on facebook. I love this series, thanks for the chance to win!
    magicgirl2357@yahoo.com

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  38. I can't wait to read this book! utaker555@gmail.com

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  39. recipe looks good so does the book pwtish171@gmail.com

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  40. I pinned it to my Pinterest page so I can try it when I get home. It looks very good! Thanks! And your books are very good too!

    ElaineE246 at msn dot com

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  41. Sounds sooo good. Shared it on Facebook

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  42. Mmm. . . pie . .
    jenne.turner@unt.edu

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  43. Looks tasty. I tweeted as @LabRat517. Email is octhome@aol.com

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  44. Yum! Looks like a nice desert. I tweeted as @debbi_erickson. Email is Debbie.erickson14@gmail.com

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  45. Tweeted as @tysaunt. Book and recipe both look good. Email is jlsbookclub(at)nc(dot)rr(dot)com

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  46. I don't tweet but have passed this posting on to all of my other non Tweeting friends as well. I love lemon pudding cake, and make a similar one but I end up doubling the lemon filling as that is my favorite part. I would absolutely love a copy of your book if I were lucky enough to win one of them. Shared with Georgiann Hennelly, Ginny Starvish, Laura Johnson and Louise Hale. Thank you. Cynthia Bayer Blain on FB.

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  47. Lucy, I still have the recipe for Cabbage Soup with Kielbasa that you asked for. Had so much going on that many things fell behind, but I will get it sent along very soon. Cynthia Bayer Blain on FB

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  48. Shared on Facebook. That recipe sounds delicious! servedogmom@yahoo.com

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  49. Shared on Facebook. Recipe looks amazing, will have to give it a try. Can't wait to read your new book. Happy St. Patrick's Day.
    diannekc8(at)gmail(dot)com

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  50. Shared on Facebook. Recipe looks amazing, will have to give it a try. Can't wait to read your new book. Happy St. Patrick's Day.
    diannekc8(at)gmail(dot)com

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  51. Will be making this yummy pie. I love everything lemon....thanks for the recipe...herbaldi@yahoo.com

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  52. Oooh, sounds delish, and I have all the ingredients! Thanks, Lucy/Roberta. Shared on Pinterest. Can't wait to read this latest book in the series.
    lola777_22 at hotmail dot com

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  53. Love the recipe and of course all the Key West stories. Shared on facebook!!
    gaeagon@gmail.com

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  54. Oh how I love anything lemon! Thank you for the delish looking recipe and a chance at winning! Shared on Pinterest and Facebook.

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  55. It looks delicious. And, the book looks great, too. I love the title. I hope I get to be the lucky recipient.
    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

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  56. Shared on Facebook. The recipe looks great. mjhopper at cox dot net

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  57. thanks to you all for sharing and for the lovely comments! The random winner this time is Abby Fabian! But stayed tuned for more giveaways before launch day--and there is a Goodreads giveaway running now... xoxo

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  58. I love your characters and stories and I'll bet this pie/cake is terrific too. janetrae4@gmail.com

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  59. Would love to read this book. They are so fun. Bobntoni@aol.com

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  60. Would love to read this book. They are so fun. Bobntoni@aol.com

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  61. Thank you so much!. Happy Easter!

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