Lemon Cake

Lemon Cupcake Christmas Tree Idea: Divide batter among 21 greased paper lined muffin cups. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Tint icing with green food colouring. Ice cupcakes and arrange in shape of tree. Sprinkle with coloured sprinkles and candies...or candles for birthday cake.

Lemon Cake
Lemon Cake

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 4

    eggs

  • 1 1/3

    cups milk

  • 1

    tbsp vanilla

  • 4

    cups of sifted cake and pastry flour

  • 2

    cups sugar

  • 3

    tbsp grated lemon rind

  • 5

    tsp baking powder

  • 1

    tsp salt

  • 1

    cup butter

  • Cream Cheese Icing

  • 8

    oz cream cheese softened

  • 1/4

    cup butter softened

  • 3

    cups icing sugar

  • 1

    tbsp lemon juice

Directions

Grease 13x9 cake pan and line with parchment and set aside. In bowl whisk eggs, 1/3 cup of the milk and vanilla. Set aside. In a large bowl stir together cake flour, sugar, lemon rind, baking powder, and salt. Beat in butter and remaining milk for 2 minutes until fluffy. Beat in eggs mixture. Scrape into pan. Smooth over top. Bake 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes until tester comes clean. Run knife around outside once cool and turn out on rack. Cream Cheese Icing. Beat Cream cheese and butter for 1 minute until fluffy. Beat in 1/2 cup of sugar and lemon juice. Beat and add sugar until spreadable but thick. Makes 16 servings. Use pastry bag for piping cake or cupcakes.

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