LEMON CAKE

  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 45 min
  • total: 1 hr 5 min
Print Save
  • servings:
  • Summary

    Ina suggests serving this with lemon curd or oven-roasted fruit, but I like it best with fresh blackberries or just straight up. Snarf city.

    Ingredients

    • For the Cake:
    • ½ lb. unsalted butter at room temperature
    • 2½ C. granulated sugar
    • 4 extra large eggs at room temperature
    • ? C. grated lemon zest (6-8 large lemons)
    • 3 C. all-purpose flour
    • ½ tsp. baking powder
    • ½ tsp. baking soda
    • 1 tsp. kosher salt
    • ¾ C. freshly squeezed lemon juice
    • ¾ C. buttermilk at room temperature
    • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
    • For the Glaze:
    • 2 C. confectioner's sugar
    • 3½ Tbs. freshly squeezed lemon juice

    Instructions

    Click Here For Step-By-Step Instructions

    Tags

    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 2851 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 149 g 228.52%
    • Saturated Fat: 19 g 96.6%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 6 mg 2.13%
    • Sodium: 2374 mg 98.91%
    • Calcium: 1048 mg 104.84%
    • Potassium: 622 mg 17.77%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 14 mg 75.33%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 365 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 19 g 75.9%
    • Sugar: 243 g
    • Protein: 56 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 1.97%
    • Vitamin C 89.05%
    • Vitamin D 0.31%
    • * 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 - Fat27
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs17
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat6
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total4 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total14 oz-eq

    OTHER RECIPES YOU MAY LIKE