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Keep summer vibes alive with layered “Lemon Lush” cake recipe
She had me at "toasted pecan crust". 🍋😋
Shellie Anne Javier-Follero
10.06.22

Lemon can make things better and lighter in our life.

Maybe, this is the reason of the popular quotes, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade”.

Instead of lemonade, though, why not turn them into something else?

Lemon Lush

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This talented mom is sharing her best recipes ever.

Meet Tammy

In this video published by Collard Valley Cooks, it shows the step-by-step process of making this delicious dessert.

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A lovely layered dessert

If you are not yet familiar with lemon lush, it is a layered dessert with a toasted pecan crust.

The second layer is sweet cream cheese and the final layer is a tart lemon pudding.

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Here’s what you’ll need:

For the Bottom Crust

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 to 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 stick butter

For the second layer:

  • 8 OZ. cream cheese (room temp)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 lemon

For the pudding layer:

  • 2 boxes lemon instant pudding mix (3.5 Oz.)
  • 3 cups milk juice of one lemon
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How to make it:

Step 1: Mix flour and margarine.

Step 2: Add the pecans.

Step 3: Place the mixture in a 2.75 qt. baking dish or a 13x9x2

Step 4: Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 min, until golden brown around the edges.

Step 5: Take out and cool.

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Layer #2:

Step 1: Mix cream cheese & sugar together until creamy.

Step 2: Then add 1 cup of whipped topping. Mix well.

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Step 3: Layer on the bottom crust.

Step 4: Zest your lemon over this cream cheese layer. (reserve some zest for topping)

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Step 5: Mix pudding with milk

Step 6: Add lemon juice and mix.

Step 7: pour pudding over the cream cheese layer, then top with the rest of the whipped topping.

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And finally, garnish the top with lemon zest.

More than 600k Views

Tammy received more than 600k views for this delicious recipe video.

Many followers shared they followed Tammy’s recipe and absolutely loved it.

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One of the subscribers shared that this is what they need for their next reunion.

Then another one shared that her mom follow this recipe to make one for her graduation.

Yes, this recipe is really for a family to enjoy.

See why Tammy’s followers are so in love with this recipe in the video below!

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By Shellie Anne Javier-Follero
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Shellie Anne Javier-Follero is a contributor at SBLY Media.
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