Lemon cake

Author: @FurqanReisen Serves: 12 slices Time: 15′ prep + 45′

Difficulty: easy


  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup soft unsalted butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 and 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • lemon zest for decoration


Add the butter and the granulated sugar to a bowl and mix until creamy.

Add the eggs one by one while mixing after each eggs.

Add the butter milk, the vanilla extract, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 1 tablespoon lemon zest and mix well.

Add the flour and the baking powder and mix.

line a medium baking pan with butter and flour and pour the cake mix in.

Bake for approximately 40-45 minutes at 350 F (175 C).

While baking prepare the lemon sauce by mixing a 1 cup of lemon juice with a 1 and 1/2 cup powdered sugar until you have a thick liquid.

Let the cake cool down a little bit then pour the lemon sauce on it and let it infuse the cake.

Decorate with some lemon zest on top.

Bon apatite

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