Simple Lemon Cake recipe

Simple Lemon Cake

This simple lemon cake recipe is perfect for a light and refreshing dessert. This cake is easy to make, and has a bright, tangy flavor that is sure to please.


  • Calories: 210
  • Carbohydrates: 29g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Fat: 9g
  • Sugar: 19g
  • Sodium: 140mg


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9-inch cake pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  4. Add flour mixture to the butter mixture in three parts, alternating with milk, starting and ending with flour mixture.
  5. Stir in lemon juice and lemon zest.
  6. Pour batter into prepared cake pan and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
  7. Cool cake in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes before removing from pan to cool completely.

Additional Notes:

This cake is best served within a day or two of baking. Top with a simple glaze and fresh berries for an extra touch of sweetness.

Cooking Time:

25-30 minutes

Preparation Time:

15 minutes


8 servings





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