Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Tangy Lemon Cake


Tangy Lemon Cake ... A moist tangy cake, simply irresistible!


Tangy Lemon Cake
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Serves : 6 - 8


Ingredients :

For Cake :
  • 112.5 gm. ( 4 oz ) butter, softened
  • 112.5 gm. ( 4 oz ) caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • Finely grated rind of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tbsp.  lemon juice
  • 112.5 gm. ( 4 oz ) self-raising flour {or 112.5 gm. ( 4 oz ) plain flour + 1 tsp.  baking powder}
Lemon Syrup For Topping :
  • 56 gm.  ( 2 oz. ) caster sugar
  • 2 to 3 tbsp.  lemon juice

Method :
    • Preheat oven to 180 C / 350F / Gas 4. Grease an 8" round cake tin.
    • Beat the butter and sugar together in a bowl until pale and creamy.
    • Add the eggs one by one, beat well after each addition. 
    • Add the lemon rind and lemon juice.
    • Add the flour, gently fold with a spatula or beat on low speed until smooth.
    • Transfer batter to prepared tin and level the top with a spoon.
    • Bake for 25 - 30 minutes until well risen and golden brown.
    • Meanwhile, combine sugar and lemon juice in a saucepan. Cook over low heat until sugar dissolves.
    • Prick top of warm cake with a skewer or fork, spoon syrup over cake.
    • Set aside until it has been completely absorbed. Cut cake into wedges and serve.
      Recipe adapted from : Odlums


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      Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!

      49 comments :

      1. Wow summer have arrived with a luscious lemony cake.
        Looks yummy

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      2. Wow! Love how the cake looks super-moist!

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      3. This looks yummy! Thanks for sharing :)

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      4. Looks Stunning.looks so buttery,delish

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      5. thats an irresistible cake...gonna try soon

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      6. Love lemon aroma in cakes... Yum!

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      7. yum yum...i too tried lemon cup cakes this time....luv the combo...
        Anu's Healthy Kitchen - Raspberry Lemon Flower Cupcake

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      8. can feel the lemony flavor ...super yummy moist cake..

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      9. mice
        http://www.foodzheaven.com/

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      10. it looks so soft and irresistible dear..

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      11. Cake looks just perfect..soft and moist!

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      12. What a lovely cake. It looks delicious and its simplicity makes it hard to resist. I hope your week is off to a great start. Blessings...Mary

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      13. Ooo I can feel my mouth watering with the moment I read lemon.Really feel like eating a big slice.

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      14. It looks very fluffy and with the syrup must be very moist!

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      15. Your cake looks heavenly and perfect Ambreen :-)

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      16. Wow Ambreen cake looks so tempting, luv the moist and soft look.

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      17. Wow that cake look incredible, absolutely incredible. Great job :)

        Happy Blogging!
        Happy Valley Chow

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      18. This looks extremely delicious

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      19. I can't take my eyes off from the cake...

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      20. Loving the texture and the flavor dear

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      21. Tangy but soft and delicious :)

        Cheers
        Choc Chip Uru

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      22. Looks moist and soft! Wonderful cake, and just to let you know - my family just LOVES lemon cakes :)

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      23. Your cake looks and sounds so delicious! I love how moist it looks!

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      24. love the presentation...
        satya
        http://chitty-boy.blogspot.com

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      25. Super soft and perfectly baked cake !!

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      26. yummmm... super like!!! cake is looking sooo moist and delicious ...thanks for shearing

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      27. This looks so good!
        I'm visiting you today from This Silly Girls Life. I hope you get a chance to stop by my blog and leave a comment, too!
        ~ Megin of VMG206
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      28. Lemon cake is alway my fav one. it looks so soft and moist.. yummy!!

        Sunandas Kitchen

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      29. i love lemons, and especially lemon cakes! this has turned out really moist and delicious!

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      30. I love lemon cake, you've made me crave it now!

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      31. What a delicious looking cake! I love anything with lemon

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      32. I love anything with lemon! I am trying this out! I am new from southern charm! I would love for you to check out my blog and follow me back! Have a great day,Nicole

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      33. Delicious looking lemon cake...the texture looks beautiful. It is my daughter's and my favourite.

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      34. I just love lemon! This looks like a moist and delicious cake that wouldn't last long at my house! I can't wait to try it:)
        Shannon@CozyCountryLiving

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      35. I've recently gotten into baking and am always looking for new recipes to try. Thanks for sharing!

        asimplysweetblog.blogspot.com

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      36. I can almost taste this beautiful cake. Thank you so much for sharing this awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you have a very special Mothers Day Weekend and come back soon!
        Miz Helen

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      37. Your cake looks so delicious. I am a new follower. Saw your recipe on Weekend re-treat. Have a wonderful weekend.

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      38. Thank you everyone for your lovely comments :)

        Thank you Nicole, Julie V and Kat for following, would love to follow back :)

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      39. Looks yummy!! Thank you for participating at SHOW-licious Craft Showcase!!

        Marti
        http://sew-licious.blogspot.com/

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      40. Thanks for sharing at Wednesday's Adorned From Above Blog Hop. Join us at 8:00PM tonight for this weeks party.
        Debi and Charly
        http://www.adornedfromabove.com

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      41. Thanks for linking up Tasteful Tuesdays at Nap-Time Creations. You are being featured this weekend. I'm getting the post ready early because we are going camping :o) Come on over on Saturday and check it out. I would LOVE for you to put my featured button in this post or on a featured page... Thanks SO much!
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        1. Thank you Emily for the feature, will check it out :)

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      42. Congratulations! You've been featured at SHOW-Licious Craft Showcase this week!! Thank you so much as always, for participating!

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        Marti

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      43. My favorite cake! Delicious!

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      44. Ambreen,
        Oh my goodness does this look delicious. I love that this cake is so simple yet beautiful and who doesn't LOVE lemon?! Can't wait to try this recipe. Pinned so I don't forget, lol! Thanks so much for sharing at Tasty Creations link party. Have a great weekend.
        xoxo,
        Michelle

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      Thank you for visiting and brightening my day with your sweet comments. I try my best to respond to your comments ASAP, though it might take some time to get back to you.

      Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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