Rating: 4 stars
11 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0

This family-favorite recipe delivers a simple tea-time cake with the bright, sunshine-y flavors of lemon and vanilla.

Recipe Summary

1 - 9 inch tube cake


Original recipe yields 14 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Separate eggs. Sift the flour, baking powder, and salt together three times.

  • In a large mixing bowl, beat yolks until lemon colored. mix in sugar a little at a time. Stir in the lemon extract, vanilla extract and boiling water until smooth. Stir in the flour mixture just until moistened. Whip the egg whites to soft peaks, and fold into the batter.

  • Pour the batter into an ungreased 9 inch tube pan. Bake at 350 degrees F ( 175 degrees C) for 45 to 50 minutes. Remove the cake from the oven, and invert the pan over a bottle. Cool and remove from pan.

Nutrition Facts

115 calories; protein 3.2g; carbohydrates 21.4g; fat 1.9g; cholesterol 66.4mg; sodium 160.7mg. Full Nutrition