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Recipe of No Bake Lemon Cake

No Bake Lemon Cake

45 mins
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This lemon cake is fresh and perfect for a hot day. The cake has a rich jelly like cover, which makes a very different set of textures. The no-bake lemon cake is delicious.
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8 portions
  • 1 package cookie, of cinnamon of 180 g (6.34oz) (for the crust)
  • 1/2 sticks butter, melted (45 g, for the crust)
  • 4 egg yolks, (for the filling)
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar, half for the yolks and half for the milk (for the filling)
  • 1 cup milk, (for the filling)
  • 1 yellow lemon zest, (for the filling)
  • 1 on gelatin, hydrated (7 g, (0.24oz) for the filling)
  • 1/2 cups whipping cream, (for the filling)
  • 4 yellow lemons, washed, sanitized and pat dry. Juice and zest of one lemon (for the gelée)
  • 1/4 cups sugar, (for the gelée)
  • 1/2 envelopes gelatin, hydrated (3.5 g, (01.23) for gelée)


For the crust, crush the cinnamon cookies in the blender until a fine powder is obtained. Add the butter and form a crust on the base of a 22 cm diameter (8.6 inches) pie pan. Refrigerate 10 minutes.
For the filling, in a small pot heat the milk along with the rest of the sugar and the zest of a lemon to make an infusion. Add a little of the hot milk to the egg yolks and mix immediately, return the yolks to the pot with milk and cook for 5 minutes over low heat until it thickens, remove from the heat and add the hydrated gelatin.Refrigerate.
Whip the cream until it forms soft peaks and fold in the lemon mixture. Pour into the mold with the crust and refrigerate for 30 minutes until set.
For the gelée, heat the lemon juice together with the sugar and the zest of one lemon in a small pot. Add the previously hydrated gelatin and let it melt, mix well. Allow to cool to room temperature. Pour over the cake and return to the refrigerator to set the gelée.


Decorate with a few slices of lemon


When you add unflavored gelatin to hot preparations, take care that they are not boiling so that they do not annul the effect of it.

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Ratings (12)
Oscar Cervantes
28/08/2020 15:39:47
Muy delicioso
Claudia Cersan
28/06/2020 11:02:11
Muy apetecible
Maige Fierro Cantero
10/06/2020 14:28:52
Fácil y muy rica.
Santiago Regino
21/05/2020 00:31:41
Yasmin Machuca
22/02/2020 19:32:38
Se ve muy apetitosa ‼️👍
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