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LEMON OLIVE OIL CAKE Courtesy of www.ehow.com INGREDIENTS: 4 large eggs 1 1/4 cups sugar DIRECTIONS: 1.
Add the eggs and sugar to the bowl of a stand mixer. Beat on high until light yellow and more than doubled in size for about 6 minutes. 2. Gently stir in 3 tablespoons lemon juice and olive oil. Add the flour, almond flour, salt and baking powder. Stir gently until just combined. Don’t overmix. 3. Pour mixture into an 8-inch cake pan that has been greased and floured. Bake at 350°F for 45-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes back clean. Cool completely before removing it from the pan. 4. For the icing, stir together the powdered sugar, vanilla extract and 3 tablespoons lemon juice until well combined. 5. Add to the cake before serving. Slice the cake and enjoy!
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 6 tablespoons lemon juice (2 lemons, juiced) 1 cup cake flour 1/2 cup fine almond flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 RAINBOW FACTS Courtesy of www.brainycounty.com
A double rainbow occurs when two refractions and two internal sunlight reflections take place.
Rainbows are a circle, not an arch. From the ground, only half is seen as its cut by the horizon. From an airplane, a rainbow is seen as a circle.
A rainbow is formed by the internal reflection and dispersion of sunlight by falling drops of water.
Rainbows created by moonlight are called lunar rainbows or moonbows.
HOW TO SAVE FOR A DOWN PAYMENT Does saving for a down payment seem daunting? It certainly can be – especially if you already pay rent every month. Having a clear plan makes it a much more achievable goal. Check out these four steps to help make your dream of homeownership a reality. • Set a goal. Knowing how much you need to save is the first step. How much do you want to spend on a home? What percentage of that amount are you going to put down up front? Keep in mind that in Canada your down payment amount has to be a minimum of 5% of the home’s total cost. • Start cutting back. Not always the most fun step, but a truly necessary one. Go through your finances for the past few months and see if there are expenses you can cut out. Do you order takeout often? Have a gym membership you don’t really use? Subscribe to more than one streaming service? See what you can cut out and put that money directly into savings instead. • Automate your finances. An easy way to keep track of your income and expenses is to set up automatic payments and transfers. If you automate all your bill payments and essential expenses and set the remaining funds to auto-transfer into your savings account, there’ll be much less of a chance you’ll spend on extraneous items because the extra money won’t be sitting in your account tempting you. • Put overtime pay, bonuses and cash gifts toward your down payment fund. As soon as any additional or unexpected funds arrive in your account, transfer them over to savings. Much like in the previous tip, if the extra money isn’t easily accessible you won’t be able to spend it on things that don’t serve your homeownership goal.
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