Homemade Lemon Cake Recipe: Light and Lemony

Plus
Arrow Right
White Frame Corner

Experience the delightful taste of our homemade lemon cake recipe. This light and lemony treat is perfect for any occasion, from afternoon tea to dessert after dinner.

Introduction

White Frame Corner

Collect all the necessary ingredients: flour, sugar, eggs, butter, lemon zest, lemon juice, baking powder, salt, and milk.

Gather Your Ingredients

White Frame Corner

Preheat your oven to the specified temperature to ensure even baking and a perfectly risen cake.

Preheat Your Oven

White Frame Corner

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

Prepare Your Pan

White Frame Corner

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

White Frame Corner

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 tender texture.

Combine Dry

White Frame Corner

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

Bake Your Cake

White Frame Corner

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

Baking the Perfect Lemon Cake: Easy and Delicious