My Mother's Z.l. Everyday Yellow Cake

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Chef Dudo

Found this old hand-written recipe when cleaning out the house. It brought back many good memories.

Top Review by CrankyCook

Let's just say I'm not going to waste frosting on this. Sorry.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F.
  2. Grease an 8 cup (round) baking tin.
  3. Sieve flour, baking powder and vanillasugar.
  4. Cream sugar and eggs, whisk (electric) for at least 5 minutes.
  5. Melt the butter (margarine) with the water, let it boil for 3-4 seconds.
  6. Add flourmixture and boiling butterwater a little at a time to the creamed sugar/eggs, keep whisking on low.
  7. When thouroughly blended, add lemonextract, whisk one or twice to incorporate.
  8. Pour cakemixture into prepared form.
  9. Bake for 25-35 minutes, check with a skewer for doneness.

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