LEMON BUNDT CAKE . . . A STUNNING CAKE WITH THREE LAYERS OF LUSCIOUS LEMON
Cuisine: North American
Author: Mrs Butterfingers
Prep time: 30 mins
Cook time: 45 mins
Total time: 1 hour 15 mins
An easy to make cake with three layers of lemon infused flavour. Serves 12 generously.
Ingredients
  • 1 tb unsalted butter softened
  • 1½ tsp all purpose flour
  • CAKE
  • ¾ cups granulated sugar
  • Zest from three lemons
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened,
  • 4 eggs at room temperature
  • ⅓ cup lemon juice
  • 2¾ cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup buttermilk
  • LEMON GLAZE
  • 1 cup icing sugar sifted
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • LEMON ICING
  • 1 cup icing sugar, sifted
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Blend butter with flour to form paste and brush all over inside of a 10-cup Bundt pan. This is the preferred method of buttering any pans with groves.
  3. CAKE
  4. In a large bowl using fingers, rub sugar with lemon zest.
  5. In a separate large bowl whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  6. Using stand mixer on medium speed beat butter until fluffy then add the sugar and mix for about 3 minutes.
  7. Beat in eggs one at a time.
  8. With the beaters on the lowest speed add the flour mixture in three additions alternating with two of the buttermilk. Scrape down bowl with each addition.
  9. Scrape batter into prepared pan smoothing top.
  10. Bake cake in the center of the oven until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean., 40 to 45 minutes.
  11. Let cool in pan for 15 minutes and then invert onto rack and remove pan.
  12. Transfer cake to cake plate and cover with lemon glaze immediately.
  13. LEMON GLAZE
  14. In a microwaveable bowl whisk together sifted icing sugar and lemon juice.
  15. Microwave on high until warm (about 30 seconds).
  16. Brush over WARM cake and let cool completely, about 1 hour.
  17. LEMON ICING
  18. In bowl whisk icing sugar and lemon juice until smooth.
  19. Drizzle over cake and let stand until set, about 15 minutes
  20. Beat in lemon juice
Recipe by Mrs. Butterfingers at http://mrsbutterfingers.com/?p=3434