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Monday, February 14, 2011

Moist Lemon Cake

Cooking Time Required: 1 hr
Cost of Preparation: 55-65 Rupees

For the cake: Maida ( flour, 2 cups ), eggs ( 4 nos), cooking butter ( 1 1/4 cup ), castor sugar ( 1 cup ), baking powder ( 2 tsp ), lemon juice ( 2 tsp ), milk ( 1/2 cup), rind of 1 green lemon ( grated )/lemon essence ( 4-5 drops ).

For the syrup: Sugar( 3 tbs ), lemon juice ( 1/2 cup).

Preparation: Beat the sugar and cooking butter for 5 mins .

Break all the eggs into one bowl and beat well. Add to the sugar and butter mixture and beat for 2 mins.

Fold in the flour and baking powder in batches along with the milk till no lumps remain.

Add the lemon juice and grated rind/lemon essence at the end. Beat for 5-6 mins.

Cooking: Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees.

Grease the baking tray with butter. Sprinkle some flour to prevent the cake from sticking to the sides.

Pour in the batter and place inside the oven for 30 mins.

Remove the cake from the oven when it is still hot and cut it into pieces of desired size without removing it from the baking tray.

Boil the lemon juice and sugar in a thick bottomed saucepan till the sugar dissolves.

Pour the lemon syrup into the cuts or gaps between the pieces using a spoon. Cover the baking tray with a thick plate and allow to stand for 5 mins.

Uncover and allow to cool down.


  1. Yumm,love citrus flavour in bakes..cake looks super delicious and moist..

  2. Hi thanks for visiting my blog and giving a nice comment.you too have a nice blog here.

  3. I love citrus flavor in baked goodies n this looks awesome..soft n fluffy!!

    US Masala


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