Rating: 4.5 stars
89 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 63
  • 4 star values: 11
  • 3 star values: 8
  • 2 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 2

Minimal and inexpensive ingredients, minimal preparation time, easy, and tastes divine...it has to be heaven! Delicious moist lemon cake, perfect served hot with cream for dessert, or cold with coffee!

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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Cake:
Syrup:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a round cake pan with parchment paper.

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  • Beat 1 1/4 cup sugar and butter together in a bowl using an electric mixer until smooth; beat in eggs, 1 at a time, beating well before adding the next egg. Stir flour, lemon zest, and baking powder into creamed butter mixture until batter is smooth; pour into the prepared pan.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, 45 to 55 minutes.

  • Combine 1/2 cup sugar and lemon juice in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir until sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes.

  • Poke holes into the top of the warm cake and pour syrup over cake. Cool slightly before cutting.

Nutrition Facts

343 calories; protein 3.9g; carbohydrates 45.5g; fat 16.8g; cholesterol 87.2mg; sodium 167.6mg. Full Nutrition
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