Love This Magic Lemon Meringue Cake

I love magic cake they are such fun to make so I wanted to find you some recipes that I think you will love to make so how about this Magic Lemon Meringue Cake  .. so delicious looking

Here below is an excerpt about magic cakes from website



Magic cakes are made simply of eggs, sugar, flour, butter and milk. So what’s magic about that, you might ask. There may be nothing unusual about the ingredients, but the magic in these cakes happens in the baking. The batter of the cake is very liquid, so it divides into three layers by itself, each with its own texture and flavour:

  • the base of the cake is a dense, moist cake base
  • a light delicate cream forms in the middle
  • the top layer is a lovely light Genoise sponge

How is this even possible?

The egg yolks, beaten with the sugar, butter, flour and milk, form the first two layers of the magic cake: the base and the cream. What happens is that slow cooking at 150C/300F/gas mark 2 allows the bottom of the cake to cook like a cake without cooking the upper part, which retains its creamy texture.

For this reason it is best to use a conventional oven rather than a fan-assisted one. The beaten egg whites form the Genoise sponge layer. They do not blend with the milk and instead remain floating on top of the cake!

There is THE FIVE GOLDEN RULES as well which you will find on the website if you are interested perfecting  in how the magic cake .. here is the link :



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Here below is a list of the ingredients you will need to make this cake





  • 250g rich shortcrust pastry
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 70g caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 70g butter
  • 70g plain flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 275ml milk, at room temperature
  • 2 lemons

For the meringue

  • 2 egg whites
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 50g icing sugar



 If you need a ingredient chart conversion chart here is one : Conversion Chart 



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