Lemon Texas Cake

Total Time
45mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
25 mins

This is a very thin cake that is ready in no time at all. Originally published in a cookbook titled "Specialties of Indianapolis, Volume 2"...wonder why it is called Lemon Texas Cake instead of Lemon Indiana Cake? Regardless, it is a good lemon cake.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, sugar, eggs, and sour cream. Beat at medium speed of an electric mixer until blended.
  2. Combine 1 cup butter and water, lemon rind, lemon juice and lemon extract in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Add to flour mixture, stirring well. Pour into a greased and floured 15 x 10 x 1 inch jellyroll pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 20 minutes.
  4. Combine remaining 1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp of butter, milk and 1 tsp lemon extract in saucepna; bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Gradually add powdered sugar, stirring until mixture is spreading consistency. Spread frosting on top of cake. Let cool completely in pan on a wire rack.