Lemon Lover's Layer Cake

Recipe by Lvs2Cook
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift flour with baking powder, baking soda and salt in a mixing bowl and set aside.
  • Cream butter, sugar, and grated lemon zest with an electric mixer in separate mixing bowl until pale and fluffy.
  • Beat eggs in 1 at a time, thoroughly.
  • With electric mixer on low, add flour mixture in thirds, alternating with buttermilk.
  • Add vanilla and beat until smooth.
  • Divide batter evenly between 2 buttered and floured 9 inch cake pans.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until cakes are golden and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool.
  • Removed cooled layers from pans.
  • Cut layers in half horizontally with a serrated knife.
  • Spread lemon curd evenly between the layers and stack on serving plate.
  • Whip cream and confectioner's sugar together.
  • Frost sides and top with whipped cream.
  • Cover top and sides with sliced almonds, if desired.
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