Easy Snack Cake

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Countrywife

I needed SOMEthing sweet for an afternoon snack and modified a shortbread recipe to come up with this. It's not chocolate, but I have used vanilla instead of lemon, omitted the peel and added about 1/2 cup chocolate chips because that was the only chocolate in the house. This is a fairly dense, hearty cake

Top Review by KellinDavid

I made this cake to serve with some starwberries and blackberries I got for a good deal. I omitted the lemon, substituted w/ vanilla. It was a really wonderful cake to serve with the berries. It was moist but has a nice chewy crust (sounds weird, but it was great!) The only reason I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 was because I could taste the baking soda. Not sure why? It doesn't seem like too much for this recipe? This cake held nicely for the next day, too. I wouldn't have had any left except I stashed 2 pieces to take to work to share :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat eggs with sugar.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Pour into well greased 8 x 8-inch pan.
  4. Bake at 325°F for 30 minutes or until tests done.

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