Simple Lemon Bundt Cake with Lemon Syrup

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Catherine Cappiello Pappas

By
@LadyGourmet

This recipe is a truly delicious dessert for the holidays.

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Serves:
8
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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    cake:
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    2 ½ cups flour - sifted
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    ½ tsp. baking powder
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    ½ tsp. baking soda
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    1 tbs. lemon zest
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    3 tbs. fresh lemon juice
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    1 tbs. vanilla extract
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    ¼ cup vegetable oil
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    1 cup sugar
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    2 eggs
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    1 cup sour milk – milk plus 1 tbs. white vinegar
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    powdered sugar for dusting
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    for the syrup:
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    ¼ cup water
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    ¼ cup lemon juice
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    ½ cup sugar

How to Make Simple Lemon Bundt Cake with Lemon Syrup

Step-by-Step

  1. Cake:
    Preheat Oven 350 degrees:

    Combine all of the dry ingredients in a bowl.

    Let the milk sit with the vinegar for a minute or two.

    Gently beat the eggs; add the vanilla, lemon juice and vegetable oil to the milk and slowly add to the dry ingredients, while stirring into the batter.

    Butter a bundt pan and add the batter.

    Bake approximately 35 - 40 minutes or until the toothpick test comes out clean.

    Cool for a few minutes on a rack, then gently loosen the cake from the pan, turn upside down wait a minute or two until the cake gently slips out.

    For the Syrup:
    Combine the above ingredients in a small sauce pan and heat. Adjust the sweetness to your taste. Bring to a low simmer and turn the heat off. Let the mixture cool, then using a fork, gently poke the cake and drizzle the syrup over the cake.

    Let the cake sit for a few hours before serving.

    Dust with powdered sugar before serving.

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About Simple Lemon Bundt Cake with Lemon Syrup

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American



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