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The secret recipe of Meyer Lemon Coffee Cake

Coffee is part of the culture of the world for a long time, which can be a bridge for social life, politics, the arts, business, and romance. Drinking a cup of coffee every morning or afternoon coffee break has also become routine in the world. Coffee has inspired many people to develop coffee in various forms of drinks and snacks, even for cosmetics, perfumes and medicines.

If you visit a coffee shop or a pastry shop, you also can find cakes or snacks based coffee powder. You will enjoy the cakes or biscuits with coffee as part of a delicious cake recipe, even you will enjoy the fragrant aroma of coffee. Now, you can find a variety of pastries and biscuits in packaging in the supermarket. Do you want to enjoy a coffee cake in different variations? You need to note the following recipe, and you can make this delicious cake in your beautiful kitchen or your coffee shop. 

The ingredients  of Meyer Lemon Coffee Cake:
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Meyer Lemon Coffee Cake. Image: marthastewart.com

For the Streusel
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
6 ounces ( 3/4 cup) cold unsalted butter
3/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
1 teaspoon coarse salt

For the cake:

5 Meyer lemons, cut into paper-thin slices, ends discarded
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt
4 ounces (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
1 cup granulated sugar
3 tablespoons finely grated Meyer lemon zest (from 4 to 5 lemons)
2 large eggs

For the Glaze:

1 cup confectioners' sugar
3 to 4 tablespoons Meyer lemon juice

DIRECTIONS

1.    Make the streusel: Mix together flour, brown sugar, and salt. Using a pastry cutter or your fingers, cut butter into the flour mixture until small to medium clumps form. Cover, and refrigerate until ready to use (up to 3 days).

2.    Make the cake: Cook lemon slices in a medium saucepan of simmering water for 1 minute. Drain, and repeat. Arrange lemon slices in a single layer on a parchment-lined baking sheet.

3.    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9-inch angel food cake pan. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Beat butter, granulated sugar, and lemon zest with a mixer on medium speed in a large bowl until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. With the mixer running, add eggs, 1 at a time, then the vanilla. Reduce speed to low. Add the flour mixture in 3 additions, alternating with sour cream.

4.    Spoon 1/2 of the batter evenly into cake pan. Arrange 1/2 of the lemon slices in a single layer over the batter. Spread remaining batter evenly over the top. Cover with the remaining lemon slices in a single layer. Sprinkle the chilled streusel evenly over the batter.

5.    Bake until cake is golden brown and a tester inserted in the center comes out clean, about 55 minutes. Transfer pan to a wire rack set over a baking sheet, and let cool in pan for 15 minutes. Run a knife around the edges of the pan, and remove outer ring. Let cool on rack for 15 minutes. Run a knife around the center tube. Slide 2 wide spatulas between the bottom of the cake and the pan, and lift cake to remove from the center tube. Let cool completely on rack.

6.    Make the glaze: Just before serving, stir together confectioners' sugar and lemon juice in a medium bowl. Drizzle over cooled cake, letting excess drip down the sides. Let glaze set before slicing, about 5 minutes.

The quote from marthastewart.com

Layers of thinly sliced Meyer lemons lend a mellow complexity to this otherwise classic coffee cake. Thought to be a cross of a lemon and a mandarin, the fruit has an orange cast, a thin rind, and a heavily perfumed flesh that's valued by chefs.

You can try this great recipe on weekends, and enjoy in the evening with family or friends. You can enjoy the Meyer Lemon Coffee Cake with a cup of coffee, espresso or black tea. To enjoy afternoon tea or a delicious coffee break, it looks like you do not have to wait for an invitation from Buckingham Palace or the White House. I'm sure, enjoyed a weekend can be done with the loved ones.

This unique recipe I got from marthastewart.com, you can visit this great website any time if you want to get a variety of special recipe.

The genetic of coffee has been revealed

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Let’s drink coffee with a new taste. Image: pinterest.com
An achievement of science has revealed. This is tremendous news, especially for coffee lovers. Entrepreneurs or companies in the field of coffee will also welcome the amazing news. The findings are published in scientific journals in the United States. If composition human genes or other creatures have been found, the genetic makeup, or genome copies have started strung. 

The study, recently discovered, could provide new insights into the coffee flavor and aroma of coffee that can be created on one's favorite drink. True coffee lovers will probably curious about this important discovery. Do you also get to enjoy a cup of coffee or espresso and cappuccino with coffee aroma, and taste new, based on this new discovery?

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Coffee, espresso and cappuccino. Image: sciencedaily.com
This coffee genetic discovery could certainly help the development of the coffee plant, even helping to develop new varieties. Also increases the durability of the effect of coffee on the environment such as climate change and pesticides. The true fan would want to enjoy coffee coffee more natural, with a genuine flavor real coffee.

Victor Albert, professor of biological sciences at the University at Buffalo, USA said that "By knowing the genetic makeup of coffee can help us understand the other interesting things besides enjoying coffee in the morning." Her team compiled the genetics of the species Coffea canephora coffee. Types of coffee Robusta coffee is one of them. Robusta coffee account for 30 percent of production in the world.

How to choose coffee machine for coffee lovers

How to choose coffee machine for coffee connoisseurs?
 
Etienne Louis Espresso Machine
Sexy baristas was making delicious coffee. Image: orlandosentinel.com
Are you a fan of instant coffee or a true coffee connoisseur? Certainly a true coffee lover also prefers genuine black coffee or espresso coffee from coffee beans. That's why you must have had or wanted to buy a coffee machine, so you can grind coffee so you can get a cup of fresh coffee. 

You also need the best coffee beans that have been roasted, and your coffee machine will make you become very delicious coffee. With a proper coffee machine, you will get a cup of delicious coffee or espresso of various types like Arabica coffee, robusta, even kopi luwak (civet coffee) and organic coffee.

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Etienne Louis Espresso Machine. Image: gadgets.boingboing.net
If you are indeed a true coffee fan, then there is interesting news for you. You will get a new coffee machine with that are more innovative technology. It happens because the coffee drinkers in the world is increasing, ranging from manual laborers, the police, to office employees, celebrities, insurance agents, men and women, students and even the younger generation. 

The proliferation of coffee shops in urban areas that are labeled as 'coffee shop', or cafe, even street coffee also triggers the creation of a wide range of coffee maker or coffee machine, which expected to support the coffee industry.  

There are various models of coffee maker which you can find in the market but this time I would like to inform seven coffee makers that will surely keep you spellbound and want to have it. This 7 coffee makers are innovative products and has been equipped with a variety of excellent features which cannot be found in traditonal coffee maker.

The myth, fact, history and the secret of cappuccino

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Would you like to drink cappuccino with her? Image: news.com.au
Almost all true coffee fans certainly ever drank a cup of cappuccino, a coffee-based beverage creation. Cappuccino has long been popular all over the world and is sure to be a menu in a variety of local cafes and in the fancy coffee shops. 

Coffee has come a long way since the days of adding hot water to a teaspoon of instant granules, and the cappuccino you enjoy at your local cafe is much more achievable at home. 

There are many myths in the world of an event, or the background of other things, as well as cappuccino. A myth says that the cappuccino's silky magic is beyond the grasp of home baristas. It's just too delicate of a dance, best left to the cafe.

But the reality of cappuccino as mentioned in illy.com turns out that the great cappuccino is available to delight discerning coffee lovers, right in their own kitchens. It takes some practice with water, steam and foam, along with the right equipment on your counter top. You'll want an espresso machine with a built-in steaming wand.

Another Myth: the foam on an Italian cappuccino is different, but the Truth; they don’t heat the foam as much. It’s lighter and cooler than ours. Because of this and the fact that they use less milk overall, coffee lines in Italy move super fast. You never wait more than a couple minutes.

The history

How to start a fantastic coffee shop



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A new cafe in Pondok Indah Mall, Jakarta. Image: Komang Setiabudi

Are you a true coffee connoisseur? Do you understand the robusta and arabica coffee taste?  Perhaps you also understand about organic coffee and had also enjoyed a delicious of Kopi Luwak (civet  coffee) in Bali or Jakarta.  

 It turns out you also know how to mix coffee at home with a traditional coffee machine or your home, so you will not be disappointed if served a delicious coffee from the barista at the coffee shop that you visit. Therefore you get inspiration and ideas to build your own cafe business.
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German soldiers sit outside a Paris cafe on the Champs Elysees on Bastille Day in 1940. Image: dailymail.co.uk


Coffee in the middle of a revolution and human history



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Drink coffee in French. Image: livinglanguage.com
If you want to drink coffee outside the home, whether you are going to drink coffee in the coffee shop or at a fancy cafe? It's Difficult to say where we will get a nice cup of hot coffee. Each person has their own reference. Before you step into a coffee shop, perhaps you would imagine a delicious coffee, friendly service, good atmosphere, so you feel satisfied.

If you could walk into a country or city, if you will also find a well-known coffee shop there or you prefer the coffee shop of a franchise that had also been there in your town? Of course you have to imagine the same sense, as a franchise product must be the same throughout the world. Each franchise has a system and expects the same services wherever they are.

I suggest you to visit a local coffee shop that is not associated with any franchise, except the coffee shop are not in your town. It’s Certainly interesting to try its flavor.

Yummy coffee on campus

Coffee stall in Atmajaya University, Jakarta, Indonesia.
This January I drove my son to a univesity in Jakarta because he had to take a test in order to be accepted in the college campus is located in a famous intersection in the city. While waiting for my son who definitely wanted to study in this college, my wife and parents of prospective college students were invited by the university president to watch a presentation on the rights and obligations of the students when later accepted by a faculty of this university. 

After the presentation, my son is still following the second test, then I and my wife  headed to the campus canteen to look for snacks, and who knew there was a cup of coffee that you can enjoy while waiting for my son completed test.

Coffee and life


Image: cartoonstock.com

As soon as you sit down to a cup of hot coffee, your boss will ask you to do something which will last until the coffee is cold.  Author Unknown

“Coffee - the favorite drink of the civilized world.”  Thomas Jefferson

"Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love." That's the recipe for coffee, according to the utterly French statesman Talleyrand (1754-1838).

“Should I kill myself, or have a cup of coffee?”  Albert Camus

Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries. Bill Cosby

At Starbucks I like ordering a “Tall venti in a grande cup.” That’s basically me asking for a small large in a medium cup. Jarod Kintz, This Book Has No Title

Starbucks says they are going to start putting religious quotes on cups. The very first one will say, ‘Jesus! This cup is expensive!’  Conan O’Brien

Adventure in life is good; consistency in coffee even better.”  Justina Chen Headley, North of Beautiful

Get coffee with a unique enjoyment



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Coffee on the way
According to the history of coffee from Ethiopia, and is now easily found throughout the world. Drinking coffee does not always have to be at home, or in a fancy cafe. In Jakarta and other cities in Indonesia, you can find coffee peddler riding a bicycle. The personal driver, who was drowsy because of waiting for the boss, now be happy because they do not need to pavement caf├ęs, coffee peddler cycling because it will come to them. 

If you happened to be in the street or parking lot, you can find the creative coffee peddler. They will offer a wide range of instant coffee. He was ready with three thermos of hot water. You can choose black coffee, cappuccino, mocachino, coffee milk and a variety of other coffee, there's even a cafe latte. Enjoy your coffee with new friends. It's Fantastic.

Let we support coffee farmers



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Coffee Farmer in Bali. Image: bali-bisnis.com
The coffee we drink comes from coffee beans grown in Ethiopia, Bali, Gayo, Java, Uganda and some other areas. Coffee cannot be grown in the four seasons such as Japan, Europe, USA, Korea or Australia. Coffee plantations in the area are not all owned by rich farmers or large plantation companies. In general, they are small farmers, their land is not large, and so they need the support of governments and coffee lovers from around the world. 

Government officials, big business, organizations and anyone can support coffee farmers by making policies more conducive to any coffee beans that they produce could be distributed fairly, good coffee purchases by mills, exporters, importers, coffee shop network owner , employers will most coffee shops coffee trade fairer for all parties. Famous celebrities such as actress, singer and world-class entertainers can also be a campaign to support coffee farmers.