Dinner was great!  Victor made Broccoli Soup today!  He made a huge batch because his mom was coming over and she likes broccoli soup.  We gave her a couple of containers to take home with her.

The soup recipe is fairly basic…  Fresh broccoli, broth, butter, cream, onions, and cheese.  Cook and hit it with the immersion blender.

His other treat was the homemade focaccia.  He used Lidia’s Pizza Dough Recipe again, and it came out great!

And then he made dessert…  Lemon Poppy Seed Cake with a Lemon Glaze.

  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice

Preheat oven to 375°.

Whisk together flour, baking powder, lemon zest, and salt.

Beat together butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy, 2 to 3 minutes. Beat in eggs until combined. Reduce speed to low, then add flour mixture and poppy seeds and mix until just combined.

Bake about 30 minutes. Cool cake in pan about 5 minutes, then remove and cool on rack rack.

Mix powdered sugar and lemon juice until smooth. Pour over warm cake.