Heavenly Lemon Cake

Ingredients

Cake:
  • 1 1/4 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 lemons lemon, zested
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
Syrup:
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 3 lemons, juiced

Instructions

1_ Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a round cake pan with parchment paper.

2_ Beat 1 1/4 cup sugar and butter together in a bowl using an electric mixer until smooth; beat in eggs, 1 at a time, beating well before adding the next egg. Stir flour, lemon zest, and baking powder into creamed butter mixture until batter is smooth; pour into the prepared pan.

3_ Bake in the preheated oven until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, 45 to 55 minutes.


4_ Combine 1/2 cup sugar and lemon juice in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir until sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes.

5_ Poke holes into the top of the warm cake and pour syrup over cake. Cool slightly before cutting.

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