Wednesday, June 9, 2010

SteamPink: dining car - dessert

Lemon Cake


1 cup unsalted butter, softened
½ teaspoon salt
2 cups of sugar
1 cup buttermilk
3 eggs, room temperature
3 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
3 cups of all-purpose flour, sifted
2 tablespoons lemon zest
½ teaspoon baking soda


Preheat oven to 325 F.

Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan.

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

Beat in eggs, on at a time.

Sift together flour, baking soda, and salt.

Stir this dry mixture into egg mixture, alternating with buttermilk.

Begin and end with dry ingredients.

Add lemon juice and zest.

Pour batter into tube pan.

Bake for 1 hour and 5 minutes or until cake tester inserted into the middle comes out clean.

Cool in a pan for at least 15 minutes.



*guest post by The Book On The Hill

Recipe from Victorian Recipes

Picture Victorianized by Charlotte - Original from BBC GoodFood

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  1. ::grabs the cake:: Excuse me while I run off with this and hold it hostage until the end of the meeting today.

    Nerves you understand! ::runs away with the cake::


  2. Now I'm reallyyyyy hungry!:Q________________

  3. I aim to try this cake also. Sounds nice for the Summer.

  4. This sounds wonderful, I love me some lemon cake!

  5. (and we wonder why we're always hungry) :D

    Lemon is one of my favorites - this treat would be perfect for summer weekends!

    Thanks for the recipe, V

  6. Lemon cake! It's one of my favorites, though I'm usually lazy and use a box recipe.

  7. Lemon cake
    Lemon cake
    Please, for your sake

    Run away
    As fast as you may
    Or I'll eat you and end your day


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