The Best Damn Lemon Cake

Recipe by DeSouter
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
YIELD: 1 loaf
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Adjust rack to bottom 1/3 of oven and preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Butter a loaf pan with a 6 cup capacity and dust with cookie of plain bread crumbs.
  • Sift together flourand baking powder.
  • Melt butter.
  • In a mixing bowl combine butter and sugar.
  • Add eggs one at a time on low speed.
  • Then add sifted dry ingredients and milk alternately.
  • Mix in lemon extract.
  • Fold in almonds and lemon zest.
  • Pour into prepared pan.
  • Bake for 65-75 minutes.
  • Two or three minutes before the cake is done, prepare the glaze.
  • Heat juice and sugar until the sugar is melted, but do not boil.
  • Remove the cake from the oven and cool for three minutes.
  • Then glaze the cake in the pan by brushing the hot liquid over the cake, letting it soak in slowly- this should take about five minutes.
  • Cool and turn cake out onto a rack.
  • Store wrapped in wax paper AND aluminum foil.
  • Best served after a few days.
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