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  Categories: Cakes, Party
       Yield: 1 Servings
   1 1/2 c  Sugar
     3/4 c  Butter or margarine; softene
       2    Eggs
   1 1/2 ts Vanilla
   2 1/2 c  All-purpose flour
   2 1/2 ts Baking powder
   1 1/4 c  Milk
            Lemon filling (dir. page)
            Seven-minute frosting (dir. p
   Recipe by: Better Homes and Gardens In mixer bowl cream together sugar and
   butter till light and fluffy (about 8 to 10 minutes at medium speed of
   electric mixer), scraping bowl frequently. Add eggs and vanilla; beat at
   medium speed about 2 minutes or till mixture is light and fluffy. Scrape
   the bowl frequently. Stir together the flour, baking powder, and 1 teaspoon
   salt. Add to creamed mixture alternately with the milk, beating at low
   speed after each addition. Beat 1 minute at end. Turn batter into two
   greased and lightly floured 9x1 1/2-inch round baking pans. Bake in 350
   oven for 30 to 35 minutes or till cake tests done. Cool 10 minutes. Remove
   from pans and cool thoroughly on wire racks. Fill with Lemon Filling; frost
   with Seven-Minute Frosting. Sprinkle shredded coconut on sides of cake, if
   desired.LEMON FILLING: Combine 3/4 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons cornstarch, and
   dash salt in saucepan. Add 3/4 cup water, 2 beaten egg yolks, and 3
   tablespoons lemon juice. Cook over medium heat till thick and bubbly,
   stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
   and 1 tablespoon butter or margarine. Cool.SEVEN-MINUTE FROSTING: In double
   boiler top not over heat, combine 1 1/2 cups sugar, 2 unbeaten egg whites,
   2 teaspoons light corn syrup, and dash salt. Add 1/3 cup cold water. Beat
   1/2 minute at low speed to blend. Place over boiling water (upper pan
   should not touch water). Beating constantly with electric mixer, cook about
   7 minutes or till frosting forms stiff peaks. Remove from heat and add 1
   teaspoon vanilla. Beat about 2 minutes more or till spreading consistency.
   Spread on cake at once.