Are you looking for a dessert that is very fast to bake and at the same very delicious? I have a perfect option for you – my favorite Lemon Cake. The recipe is very simple to follow. Except lemon, you only have to add five more ingredients to get the batter for baking. 30 minutes in the stove and as a result, you get the most mouth-watering cake with unbelievable aroma and lush texture.

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In this recipe, you will use not only the zest but also the whole lemon. Thanks to this step, you can have that special citrus flavor and intense aroma. Do not worry you won`t have the bitterness from lemon zest in the cake due to its baking in the high heat. Hope that you will enjoy the cake and will add it to your favorite desserts list.

Simple Lemon Cake Ingredients:

Easy Lemon Cake Ingredients

  • 1 lemon;
  • 4 eggs;
  • 150 g all-purpose flour;
  • 100 g unsalted butter;
  • 100 g sugar;
  • 1 tsp. baking powder.

How to make lemon cake at home:

  • Preheat oven at 350ºF/180°C.
  • Clean lemon under running water and scald it several times with boiling water. Be careful not to hurt yourself. Now cut lemon into pieces, remove seeds and place them inside the blender cup.
  • Blend lemon slices until they become one smooth mass.

Blend lemon slices

  • In a small pot (or in a microwave) melt butter. Add sugar and whisk it together with butter until it fully dissolves.

Whisk melted batter with sugar

  • Whisk eggs into smooth mixture and combine them together with butter and sugar.

Combine whisked eggs with butter and sugar

  • Now, add blended lemon mass and mix all the ingredients.

Add blended lemon

  • Sieve all-purpose flour together with baking powder and added to the bowl with liquid ingredients by bunches.

Sieve flour and baking powder into the bowl

  • While adding flour, keep mixing until you have smooth batter without any lumps. In the end, batter will have density that will resemble yogurt or sour cream.

Stir the mixture until smooth

  • Take a cake pan and cover it with parchment paper (you can also grease it butter or oil). Spoon batter for lemon cake into the prepared pan and even out the surface with a spatula.

Transfer batter into baking pan

  • Bake lemon cake for 30 minutes or you can use a toothpick to check whether it is ready or not. Just insert it into the cake and if it comes out clean than the cake is ready.

Bake lemon cake for 30 minutes

  • Before serving let the cake cool down. Sprinkle some powdered sugar and decorate with lemon slice! Best enjoy with tea! Bon appetite!

Lemon Cake Recipe

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Lemon Cake Recipe

30 minutes in the stove and as a result, you get the most mouth-watering cake with unbelievable aroma and lush texture.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Baking, Dessert
Cuisine: International
Keyword: Lemon Cake Recipe
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 182kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lemon
  • 4 eggs
  • 150 g all-purpose flour
  • 100 g unsalted butter
  • 100 g sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking powder

Instructions

  • Preheat oven at 350ºF/180°C.
  • Clean lemon under running water and scald it several times with boiling water. Be careful not to hurt yourself. Now cut lemon into pieces, remove seeds and place them inside the blender cup. Blend lemon slices until they become one smooth mass.
  • In a small pot (or in a microwave) melt butter. Add sugar and whisk it together with butter until it fully dissolves.
  • Whisk eggs into smooth mixture and combine them together with butter and sugar.
  • Now, add blended lemon mass and mix all the ingredients.
  • Sieve all-purpose flour together with baking powder and added to the bowl with liquid ingredients by bunches.
  • While adding flour, keep mixing until you have smooth batter without any lumps. In the end, batter will have density that will resemble yogurt or sour cream.
  • Take a cake pan and cover it with parchment paper (you can also grease it butter or oil). Spoon batter for lemon cake into the prepared pan and even out the surface with a spatula.
  • Bake lemon cake for 30 minutes or you can use a toothpick to check whether it is ready or not. Just insert it into the cake and if it comes out clean than the cake is ready.
  • Before serving let the cake cool down. Sprinkle some powdered sugar and decorate with lemon slice! Best enjoy with tea! Bon appetite!

Notes

*calories per 100 g

This 6-ingredient cake recipe with lemon is one of my favorite to make. You only need to combine ingredients and bake the cake for 30 minutes. So, in about 40 minutes you will have a perfect dessert to serve to your guests or family. If you have any other recipes in mind that I should try, leave a comment below!

Simple Cake Recipe with Lemon

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