Lemon Vodka Cake
1 1/2 c
grated lemon rind
1 3/4 c
lemon vodka or plain
sifted cake flour
chopped almonds, optional
lemon vodka, or regular
angel flake coconut
1Preheat oven to 350^. Spray and flour a 10-inch tube pan. Set aside.
Cream butter, sugar, egg yolks, lemon rind and vanilla together in a mixer bowl until light and fluffy on medium speed.
2Combine yogurt and vodka in a small bowl. Sift flour, baking powder and salt into a separate bowl.
Alternately add flour mixture and yogurt mixture to butter mixture, beat well after each addition. Beat for 1 minute more, until mixture is light.
3Combine almond extract with egg whites; beat in a clean mixer bowl until stiff but not dry. Fold egg whites gently into cake batter along with the chopped almonds , if using.
4Pour batter into the prepared pan and bake for 30 minutes. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes, then turn out onto rack and cool completely.
Combine all ingredients for vodka syrup in a saucepan;except coconut. Cook over low heat for 5 minutes. Cool; pour in thin stream over cake. Sprinkle on coconut right away. Let stand 1 hour before serving.
Pat Duran kitchenchatter - Dec 17, 2012
Stormy Stewart karlyn255 - Dec 17, 2012
Man using Vodka for something other than a tincture, radical. Man this looks great and the lemon Vodka also
Rose Mary Mogan cookinginillinois - Dec 18, 2012
This cake looks and sounds amazing Pat, thanks for posting it. gotta save the recipe. I have planned to purchase lemon Vodka or lemoncello for a while now, this is a great reason to go out & buy some. Thanks again, I love lemon and will let you know when I make it. It is definately a winner in my book.
Didi Dalaba didicoffeegirl - Dec 18, 2012
I just pinched this my friend, this looks beautiful. I agree Rose Mary, lemoncello would be awesome!!
Thank you Pat!! ♥
Barb Janisse bj5 - Dec 18, 2012
Another awesome recipe by "you"! I will definitely try this, sounds good!