Lemon Cake

2
Kathy McGeorge

By
@AmericanNurse01

Blue Ribbon Recipe

If you like lemon then this is the cake for you. As you can imagine, we couldn't help but taste-test at each level of preparation. What we tasted was so good that Krissi and I decided to donate the finished cake to a fundraiser for my grandson's school. They liked what they tasted too! Can't wait to make this again. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 11 votes

Comments:
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon zest
  • 3 large
    eggs
  • 1/3 c
    fresh lemon juice
  • 3 c
    cake flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/4 c
    whole buttermilk
  • FILLING

  • 1/3 c
    sugar
  • 1/4 c
    cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    lemon zest
  • 2/3 c
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1/3 c
    water
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • BUTTERCREAM FROSTING

  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 2 tsp
    lemon zest
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 4 1/2 c
    confectioner's sugar

How to Make Lemon Cake

About Lemon Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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