Lemon Gold Cake

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups sifted cake flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 3/4 cups white sugar
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1 1/8 cups milk

Instructions

1_ Line two 9 inch round pans with parchment paper. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

2_ Measure sifted flour, baking powder, and salt; sift together three times.

3_ Cream butter or margarine and lemon rind together. Gradually add sugar, creaming until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks one at a time, beating thoroughly after each addition. Add sifted ingredients alternately with milk to the creamed mixture, a small amount at a time; beat after each addition until smooth.


4_ Bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

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