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Fluffiest Lemon Cake

Fluffiest Lemon Cake

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"This lemon cake is by far one of my favorite pound cakes ever! It is extremely fluffy, moist and airy, it feels like a cloud! I hope you love it as much as I do❤️"
Easy 👌
15 min
30 min
15 min


butter, softened
¼ cups
egg yolks
juice from two lemons
zest from one lemon
baking powder
  • Step 1/ 7

    Preheat oven to 350°F or 180°C. Grease a 7 x 11 inches pan (or similar, it can also be a loaf pan).

  • Step 2/ 7

    • juice from two lemons
    • cup milk

    Add juice from one lemon to a cup of milk, stir and let rest for at least 10 minutes

  • Step 3/ 7

    • cups flour
    • tsp baking powder

    Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, sift flour and baking powder.

  • Step 4/ 7

    • cup butter, softened
    • ¼ cups sugar
    • eggs
    • egg yolks
    • zest from one lemon

    In a large bowl, mix butter with sugar and lemon zest. Then add juice from another lemon and eggs and yolks, one at a time, whisking at high speed for about 10 secs each.

  • Step 5/ 7

    Add 1/3 of the dry ingredients (flour + baking powder) into the mixture and mix. Then add 1/2 of the liquid mixture (milk + lemon juice) and mix. Add again 1/3 of the dry ingredients and mix, add the remaining half of milk and mix, and finally add the remaining 1/3 of flour mixture and mix with folding motions.

  • Step 6/ 7

    Pour batch into the pan and pop in the oven at 350°F (180°C) for 25 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted. Wait at least 15 minutes for it to cool down before removing from pan, and once removed let it cool (ideally on a cooling rack) for 10 more minutes.

  • Step 7/ 7

    • cup sugar

    Optional: you can create a delicious crispy coat for the cake with 2/3 cups of caster, granulated sugar and the juice from half a lemon. You mix sugar with juice together and spread all over the cake, it tastes delicious and adds a little crunch when it hardens!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Fluffiest Lemon Cake


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