Hungarian Lemon Butter Cake

Recipe by Dienia B.
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Sift flour.
  • Measure.
  • Sift 3 times.
  • Cream butter and sugar till light.
  • Add egg yolks one at time.
  • Add lemon juice and rind.
  • Add flour small amount at time, beating after each addition.
  • Add salt.
  • Add stiffly beaten egg whites, but before folding in, sift the baking powder on top of the whites, then gently fold in the whites.
  • Turn into greased pan (8x8x2 inches).
  • Sprinkle nuts over cake.
  • Bake in moderate oven (375°F) 50 minutes or until done.
  • Sift confectioners' sugar over cut when cold.
  • Put sugar, water, lemon juice and flour together in saucepan.
  • Heat to boiling, stirring constantly till a little thickened.
  • Pour sauce over cut piece cake.