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Heavenly Lemon Cake

Heavenly Lemon Cake Recipe


Lemon cake topped with a simple lemon syrup uses minimal ingredients and tastes so heavenly people will be asking for the recipe.


  • 1 ¼ cups white sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3 large eggs eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 lemons lemon, zested
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 3 eaches lemons, juiced


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a round cake pan with parchment paper.
  2. Beat 1 1/4 cup sugar and butter together in a bowl using an electric mixer until smooth; beat in eggs, 1 at a time, beating well before adding the next egg. Stir flour, lemon zest, and baking powder into creamed butter mixture until batter is smooth; pour into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, 45 to 55 minutes.
  4. Combine 1/2 cup sugar and lemon juice in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir until sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes.
  5. Poke holes into the top of the warm cake and pour syrup over cake. Cool slightly before cutting.

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Nutritional Information

Heavenly Lemon Cake

Servings Per Recipe: 12
Calories: 343.1
% Daily Value *
protein: 8 %
carbohydrates: 15 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 3 %
fat: 26 %
saturated fat: 51 %
cholesterol: 29 %
vitamin a iu: 11 %
niacin equivalents: 16 %
vitamin b6: 2 %
vitamin c: 3 %
folate: 11 %
calcium: 4 %
iron: 7 %
magnesium: 2 %
potassium: 1 %
sodium: 7 %
thiamin: 17 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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