Best Lemon Cake Recipe: Moist and Full of Flavor

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Indulge in the exquisite taste of our best lemon cake recipe. Moist, flavorful, and bursting with citrus goodness, it's a dessert you'll crave time and time again.


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Ensure your oven is preheated to the specified temperature to achieve optimal baking results.

Preheat Your Oven

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Grease and flour your cake pan to prevent sticking and ensure easy removal of the cake.

Prepare Your Pan

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Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, followed by the lemon zest and juice for that burst of citrus flavor.

Mix Your Batter

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Gradually add the dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, and salt) to the wet mixture, alternating with milk. Mix until just combined to maintain the cake's moist texture.

Combine Dry

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Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and bake until golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Bake Your Cake

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Allow the cake to cool in the pan for a few minutes before transferring it to a wire rack to cool completely.

Cool Your Cake

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If desired, frost your cooled cake with a luscious lemon buttercream or a simple glaze for added sweetness and flavor.

Frost Your Cake

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