sometimes good food makes me want to cry.

in the last few weeks, i have made this cake four different times. the lemon/raspberry/buttermilk combination makes me want to cry tears of happiness each time i eat it.

one time i accidentally added 1/2 cup of butter rather than 1/2 a stick of butter (confusing, right?), but believe me when i say this had no adverse effect on the cake. also, each time i make it, i wish i had added even more lemon zest. i have yet to reach the lemon zest saturation point.

and might i just say, i have become quite adept at zesting a lemon sans zester. how on earth do we not have a lemon zester? it's a tragedy...

ps. blog layout is still being tweaked. anyone know how to just increase the width of the header without increasing the post text width?  success!


  1. I remember when Ms. Smitten Kitchen posted that cake, and I made a mental note to make it, and of course promptly forgot about it. That will not happen again- it looks delicious! Don't you love becoming completely obsessed with a particular recipe?

  2. that. looks. delicious! every time i see a krispy creme doughnut i get tears in my eyes. :') haha it's my love.

  3. YUM !! This looks delicious.
    I love your new header. And I have the same width adjusting problem with Blogger...

  4. OH ME TOO - i want those lil cupcake one's - i have a lil obsession with anything lookin' like a cupcake!!!

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  5. ohhh I'm drooling all over these pictures, not really, but you know what I mean. Looks delicious. I may have to try making this for Andre, after all he loves anything with sugar.

    I hope you had a great weekend and I love the new header!

  6. haha i love the title of this post.

  7. lemon and raspberries make such a delicious combination! mmm i think i'd cry tears of happiness for this cake too!

    ps- i love the new layout and header :)


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