Lemon Yeast Cake from King Arthur

Recipe by Bonnie G 2
READY IN: 55mins
YIELD: 1 10




  • Grease a 10" tube pan.
  • Cake:
  • Combine 3/4 cups flour, yeast, sugar and salt.
  • Combine warm milk and melted butter, gradually add to flour mixture, mixing for 2 minutes.
  • Add eggs, remaining 1 1/2 cups flour, and zest.
  • Beat vigorously for 2 minutes.
  • Spread dough evenly into pan.
  • over, let rise for 1 hour.
  • Towards the end of the cake's rising time, preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Syrup:
  • Combine sugar and water in saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  • Simmer for about 10 minutes, until the syrup thickens.
  • Add lemon juice and remove from heat.
  • Bake cake for 22-25 minutes, until tester inserted into center comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Brush half syrup over cake and allow to cool for 5 minutes.
  • Turn out onto a rack set over parchment or a pan.
  • Brush remaining syrup over newly exposed bottom crust.
  • Turn cake right side up onto plate and cool completely.
  • Serve with whipped cream and berries.