Swedish Spicy Lemon Cardamom Cake

Recipe by Baby Kato
READY IN: 50mins




  • Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  • Coat a 9 x 5 loaf pan, with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Sift flour, baking powder, salt, cardamom, nutmeg and cinnamon into a bowl and set aside until needed.
  • In a large bowl, beat the butter and sugar using an electric mixer on medium speed until it becomes light and fluffy, (3 - 4 min).
  • Lower mixer speed to low and add the eggs one at a time and blend for 1 minute each. Now add the grated zest, lemon juice and buttermilk, mixing well.
  • Lastly, you will add the flour mixture and blend until just combined. ( do not overmix).
  • Spoon the batter into the pan and smooth out the surface and bake in the center of the oven for 30 - 40 minutes (until a toothpick comes out almost clean, with a few moist crumbs attached).
  • Cool the cake in its pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes while you make the glaze.
  • For the glaze stir together all the ingredients until well blended. ( Make the glaze to your preference).
  • Remove cake from pan and spread the glaze on top and enjoy.
  • Make the glaze to your preference, either thick or thin.