Homemade Lemon Cake Recipe: Light and Lemony

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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.


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

Gather Your Ingredients

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

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 tender texture.

Combine Dry

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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

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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

Baking the Perfect Lemon Cake: Easy and Delicious