• prep: 30 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    The absolute best southern lemon layer cake you will ever try!

    Ingredients

    • 2 ¾ cups cake flour, (sifted (or 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour + ¼ cup cornstarch))
    • 2 teaspoon baking powder
    • ½ teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 2 cups granulated sugar
    • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter, (softened)
    • 4 large eggs
    • ¼ cup vegetable oil
    • Zest of 1 lemon ((save juice for frosting))
    • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
    • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
    • 3-5 drops yellow food coloring (*optional)
    • 1 ¼ cup whole-fat buttermilk
    • 1 ½ cups unsalted butter, (softened (3 sticks))
    • 3 tablespoons buttermilk
    • 1 ½ tablespoons lemon juice
    • 5-7 cups powdered sugar

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 20
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 433 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 16 g 24.08%
    • Saturated Fat: 8 g 38.82%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 37 mg 12.21%
    • Sodium: 332 mg 13.84%
    • Calcium: 43 mg 4.33%
    • Potassium: 62 mg 1.76%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.73%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 73 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.89%
    • Sugar: 55 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 8.11%
    • Vitamin C 10.88%
    • Vitamin D 0.04%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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