My Mother's Z.l. Everyday Yellow Cake

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

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

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.


Most Helpful

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

CrankyCook November 06, 2007

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