May 17, 2012

Lemon Cake

8 tablespoons butter, 3 eggs, 1 1/4 cups sugar, 1 1/2 cups flour, 3 1/2 teaspoon baking powder,
1 teaspoon salt, rind of 1 lemon, juice of 1 lemon, 1/2 cup milk

preheat oven to 355 F. grease and line the base of a deep cake pan with baking paper. 
beat butter, rind and sugar in a bowl until creamy and fluffy. add eggs one at a time beating after each addition. sift flour, baking powder and salt over the egg mixture. add juice and beat for a few seconds. add milk and beat until well combined. pour into prepared tin. tap the tin to settle the batter. bake in preheated oven for 50-60 minutes until golden and cooked through.


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