Lemon Cake

Lynnda Cloutier


This one is from Cooking the Costco Way.

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1 3/4 cup sugar, divided
1 cup butter
2 large eggs
2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
grated peel and juice of 3 lemons
2 tbsp. poppy seeds


1Preheat oven to 350
2In mixing bowl, cream 1 cup sugar and butter. Blend in eggs sand vanilla.
3In another bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt. Stir into batter
4Stir baking soda into buttermilk and add to batter.
5Fold in grated lemon peel and poppy seeds,.
6Pour batter into a greased Bundt pan. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or til cake is golden brown and has a crevice in the middle
7Meanwhile, mix lemon juice (about 1 cup) and 3/4 cup sugar in pan and simmer over low heat til sugar dissolves.
8When cake is done, let stand for 5 minutes, then drizzle sweetened lemon juice slowly over the top til it’s all absorbed. Makes 10 servings.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes