Game of Thrones Sansa’s Lemon Cakes

Game of Thrones Sansa’s Lemon Cakes

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Game of Thrones Sansas Lemon Cakes

When life gives you lemons, make Game of Thrones Sansa’s Lemon Cakes!

Makes 12 cakes

Things you’ll need

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ cups all purpose flour
  • ½ cup + 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 eggs + 1 egg yolk
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • Zest & juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 to 3 Meyer lemons

Equipment 

  • Large mixing bowl
  • Cutting board & knife
  • Medium sauce pot
  • Tongs
  • Baking tray lined with parchment
  • Whisk
  • Zester
  • Muffin baking pan
  • Pan spray
  • Ice cream scoop

Let’s get started!

Candy the lemons 24 hours in advance:

  1. Slice Meyer lemons into 12 thin circles.
  2. In a sauce pot, simmer water and sugar. Place the lemon slices in the pot and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove the slices from the sauce pot and dry overnight on greased parchment paper.

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Grease a muffin tray and then lay a candied lemon slice in each muffin cup.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, yolk, sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice, vanilla extract, and sour cream.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. Gently fold in the wet mixture and then fold in melted butter.
  5. Scoop about 1½ ounces of batter into each muffin cup. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven and immediately flip onto a parchment lined baking sheet. Allow the cakes to cool for 5 minutes in the tray and then remove.
  7. TaDa! The Game of Thrones Sansa’s Lemon Cakes are finished and ready to serve to your kingdom!

Rosanna Pansino makes Game of Thrones Sansas Lemon Cakes

Game of Thrones Sansas Lemon Cakes