Monday, July 16, 2007

The Cake Recipe

Here is the cake recipe I will be making. Get all your ingredients ready.

Yellow Cake with Lemon Frosting:

Yellow Cake:

2 3/4 Cup of All Purpose Flour
2 1/2 teaspoons Baking Powdered
1/2 cup Butter or Margarine
1 3/4 cups Sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons Vanilla
2 Eggs
1 1/4 cups Milk

Grease and lightly flour two round baking pans. Combine flour, baking powder and 1 teaspoon of salt. Beat butter about 30 seconds. Add sugar and vanilla, beat till well combined. Add eggs, one at a time, beating 1 minute after each. Add dry ingredients and milk alternately to beaten mixture, beating after each addition. Turn into pans. Bake 375' oven for 30 to 35 minutes or till done. Cool 10 minutes on wire racks. Remove from pans. Cool. Serve 12.

Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting:
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup butter2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons lemon zest1 teaspoon vanilla extract
5 cups powdered sugar

Frosting:Beat cream cheese, butter, lemon juice, lemon rind, and vanilla together until smooth and fluffy. Add 3 cups powdered sugar and beat together. Add the additional 2 cups of powdered sugar. Beat until creamy. Add more icing sugar or juice as needed for easy spreading.


Amber said...

The cake looks yummy and so pretty for summer. I love the lemons around the edges. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

Sherry said...

Oooo, this looks yummy! I will definitely have to give this a try.

Meredith said...

Looking forward to whipping up this cake!

I actually had all the ingredients on hand. I love that kind of recipe.

Kelli said...

I am so excited to have a homemade yellow cake recipe, Julieann and I loooove lemon so I can't wait to try your recipe! I also love how you put the lemon slices all around....very pretty!!


Jodi said...

Mmm - sounds delicious! I love lemon flavored desserts. :o)

Mrs. U said...

Oh YUMMMMMMYY!! I LOVE all things lemon!!! Julieann, I PROMISE this will appear on my family's table... SOON!!! :)

Mrs. U

patricia anzalone said...

I made this cake for my dh on Monday evening. I also placed some sliced lemons on top. He loved it and felt pampered! This recipe will be used again and passed on!