Prep: 20 mins | Cook: 30 mins | Additional: 30 mins | Total: 1 hr. 20 mins | Servings: 8 | Yield: 1 7-inch cake
If you love lemon so much, this is the cake to bake! The three layers of lemon flavors are so addictive that you would want to taste it all the time. You will surely crave the after taste of this cake. I have listed all the easy steps and ingredients. Enjoy!
1 cup raw sugar, or to taste
½ cup butter
2 large eggs
1 cup self-rising flour
1 tablespoon warm water
1 lemon, zested
Topping and Filling:
3 ½ tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
2 tablespoons butter, softened
1 lemon, juiced, divided
3 ½ tablespoons raw sugar
Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 200 degrees C or 400 degrees F.
Step 2: Line parchment paper in a 7-inch round baking dish.
Step 3: In a medium mixing bowl, add in 1/2 cup butter and 1 cup raw sugar. Mix using an electric mixer until creamy. Add in eggs gradually while beating every addition.
Step 4: Add in the water, flour, and lemon zest. Stir until well mixed.
Step 5: Transfer the batter into the prepared baking dish.
Step 6: Place inside the preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes or until it bounces back after poking.
Step 7: Remove from the oven and let it sit on a wire rack to cool at room temperature.
Step 8: In a medium mixing bowl, add in the confectioners’ sugar, lemon juice, and 2-tablespoons of butter. Mix using the electric mixer until smooth.
Step 9: In another mixing bowl, add in 3 1/2 tablespoons of raw sugar and the rest of the lemon juice. Stir until well blended.
Step 10: Cut the cake into 2 round cakes. Slice it horizontally.
Step 11: Use a fork to poke small holes on the bottom of the cake. Spread the filling on top of the cake.
Step 12: Put the other cake on the bottom and spread the topping.
Step 13: Serve and enjoy!
Per Serving: 326.4 calories; protein 3.3g 7% DV; carbohydrates 44.4g 14% DV; fat 15.8g 24% DV; cholesterol 84.6mg 28% DV; sodium 329.9mg 13% DV.
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