Monday, November 5, 2007

Lemon cake with rasberries

Cake with refreshing lemon flavor and rasberries

Ingredients ( we can make 2 cakes )
2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 cups granulated sugar, divided
4 extra-large eggs, at room temperature
1/3 cup grated lemon zest
3 cups cake flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon kosher salt
2 tbs freshly squeezed lemon juice
3/4 cup buttermilk, at room temperature
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1 cup frozen or fresh rasberries
2 tbs sugar
5 mint leaves


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees

Grease and flour cake pan

Cream the butter and 2 cups granulated sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer , about 5 minutes .Add eggs 1 at a time, lemon zest and lemon juice MIX

Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a bowl

In another bowl, combine 1/4 cup lemon juice, the buttermilk, and vanilla

Add the flour and buttermilk mixtures alternately to the batter, beginning and ending with the flour.

Pour batter in to pan

bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour, until a cake tester comes out clean.

In a sauce pan add rasberries and sugar simmer for 10 min

Pour rasberries on the top of lemon cake and sprinkle with mint


Sirisha Kilambi said...

Nice looking cake Sagari......Never tasted Lemon cake....have been trying to make one since long :-)

sagari said...

thanks for your post sirisha it does tastes really refreshing with lemon flavor

RML said...

Hello Sagari,
This is my first time here.You have a wonderful food blog here.
The cake looks so yummy.I am drooling here.
Thanks for sharing.

Happy cook said...

Wonderful cake. I am going to make this one.
Can i add normal salt

sagari said...

ya u can use normal salt too happy cook

Shella said...

Saagri you have a lovely blog here. Thanks for dropping by n helping me come to yours. Love the cake. It looks absolutely yummilicious

Seena said...

Good one , Sagari.
very yummy cake!

Seema said...

Sagari - Awesome cake...looks classic.

Jeena said...

Wow what a beautiful cake yummy, great recipe. :)

Laavanya said...

I love the refreshing lemon flavor in cake. Looking good...


Very prety looking cake....raspberry with lemon must be great!!

bhags said...

The cake looks delicious.

Happy Diwali to you and your dear ones.

Hima said...

That is one awesome looking cake sagari. Thanks for sending it to me.

Bharathy said...

First time here and glad to note another blog start up!!..
You have a wonderful place going here,Sagari..
Love your goodies here..esp the feast in the silwerware look soo divine and pretty!!:)

TBC said...

That must have tasted great. Lemon does add a very refreshing flavor to cakes.

Shweta said...

Wow! This cake looks so good! Love your Black Forest Cake too. You seem to be a great baker... wish I could get there someday...sigh!