Spiced Lemon Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by shmeks02

Martha Stewart Living - October 2010

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Butter and flour an 8-inch round cake pan.
  3. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. Beat butter, granulated sugar, zest, and cardamom with a mixer on medium-high speed until pale and fluffy.
  5. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
  6. 6. Beat in 3 tablespoons lemon juice.
  7. Reduce speed to medium-low; beat in flour mixture in 3 additions, alternating with sour cream, beginning and ending with flour.
  8. Pour batter into cake pan.
  9. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 30 minutes.
  10. Turn out onto a wire rack. Let cool, top side up.
  11. Whisk confectioners' sugar with remaining 3 tablespoons lemon juice until smooth; pour over cooled cake.

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