Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 35 mins

I got this recipe from an Eastern European cookbook when we were first married. My husband loves lemon, and he loves this sweet, light cake.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter in large bowl.
  2. Add sugar.
  3. Beat with mixer until creamy and light.
  4. Add eggs one at a time, then lemon rind. Beat again. Stir in yogurt.
  5. Stir flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into yogurt mixture. Beat until smooth.
  6. Pour into greased cake pan 9" square. Bake at 350 F for 35 minutes or until toothpick tests done.
  7. Cool for five minutes. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Serve warm.


Most Helpful

I love this cake! I've made it twice now and added dried currants the first time. This time I'm baking it in a bundt pan

Beti December 08, 2008

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