Lemon cake recipe from scratch
OMG! This super cool and yum Best ever lemon cake recipe from scratch turned out amazing, tasty and simply yummy. After trying I thought to share my Lemon cake recipe from scratch with all of you. You will feel that this is Super moist lemon cake recipe. If you love to bake cakes, you must give Lemon cake recipe from scratch a try. This beautiful Lemon cake recipe from scratch, if you are a citrus lover😍😍 give a citrus shock of deliciousness to whom you will love.
From now on, “if life gives you Lemon, Make Lemon Cake and lemon Glaze to add on cake” 🙂
Ingredients Lemon Cake Recipe from Scratch with Homemade Butter
- 1-cup all-purpose flour (you can use whole wheat or mixture of both as well)
- 1-cup castor sugar(brown sugar can also be used, but you have to add a couple of more teaspoons),
- 3 eggs the medium size
- 100g /half cup butter,
- 1 tsp Vanilla essence,
- baking powder 1 tsp ,
- 1 tsp Lemon juice,
- Half tsp Lemon zest.
Directions lemon Cake Recipe:
- In a large bowl beat butter until creamy.
- Then add sugar gradually and continue with beating
- Add eggs one by one and continue with your beating on normal speed.
- Vanilla essence and color (optional) or zest will follow and still, you have to beat after adding all.
- Sift all-purpose flour and baking powder together and mix by folding in the batter with a spoon or spatula with soft movements of the hand.
- Grease pan, add butter and bake for 15-30 minutes in preheated oven at 180 degrees.
- Baking time may vary it may go until 40 minutes depending on your oven.
- Keep on checking after 15 minutes by pricking a skewer or toothpick in the cake, if comes out clean you are done, if not let it bake more.
Lemon glaze for lemon cake recipe:
to prepare lemon glaze for lemon cake recipe follow the recipe below.
- ¼ cup lemon juice,
- ½ cup castor sugar,
- Lemon zest a pinch,
- Mix all the ingredients and cook on low heat until syrup is formed.
- Brush top of Lemon cake with the syrup. You can add few lemon slices for extra lemony taste and sprinkle some shredded coconut if you like.
Enjoy Lemon cake recipe lemony treat.
Author: Zarnain Zainab
I have completed my Master in Botany and now doing Master of Education. I am a passionate girl who loves to cook and bake and share my recipes with others.
I am a member of many facebook groups where I upload my recipes and pictures, many try my recipe and always give me good feedback.
In many food groups of Pakistan, I am the trendsetter of baking fruit flavored cakes.
Now, I see many ladies following my footsteps, experimenting with fruit cake recipes and sharing their experiences and recipes.