Lemon Cake

This is arguably the most favored lemon cake recipe, tried and tested by hundreds. Perfect for when you want to impress, this recipe guarantees a cake that pleases both the eye and the palate. 🍋 🍋🍋

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • The refreshing zest of lemon adds a vibrant flavor.
  • Perfect for any occasion, from casual gatherings to more formal events.
  • The recipe has been thoroughly tested and loved by many.

Ingredients: Cake:

  • 3 eggs (room temperature)
  • 1.5 cups granulated sugar
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 packet baking powder
  • 1 packet vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp turmeric

First Syrup (apply immediately after baking):

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar

Glaze (for when the cake is cooled):

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp milk


  1. Beat eggs and sugar until light and fluffy (about 2-3 minutes).
  2. Add oil, milk, lemon juice, lemon zest, and turmeric. Mix for 30 seconds.
  3. Sift in flour, baking powder, vanilla, and baking soda. Gently fold into the wet mixture.
  4. Pour the batter into a loaf pan lined with parchment paper. Bake in a preheated oven at 320°F (160°C) for 25 minutes.
  5. Increase oven temperature to 338°F (170°C) and bake until evenly golden (approximately an additional 20-25 minutes). Always do the toothpick test before removing from the oven.
  6. While baking, prepare the first syrup by mixing lemon juice and sugar.
  7. Once baked, immediately brush the cake with the first syrup.
  8. Allow the cake to cool completely before removing from the pan.
  9. Once cooled, prepare the glaze and spread over the cake.

Note: This recipe can be made in various types of pans, not just a loaf pan. Make sure the glaze is applied only when the cake is completely cooled. Enjoy your delicious lemon cake! 🍋🍰

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