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     Lemon Cake

Category   Desserts - Breads
Sub Category   None
Preptime   30 Minutes

3 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 cup butter
2 cups sugar
1 tsp Salt
3 eggs
2 tbsp lemon zest
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup milk
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 cups confectioners sugar
3 tbsp lemon juice
zest of one lemon

Combine flour and baking powder in a bowl and set aside. Blend together butter, sugar and salt. Add eggs one at a time. Add lemon zest, lemon juice and vanilla. Blend together.
Blend in half the flour mixture. Add milk and mix. Add the rest of the Flour and mix. Scrape down sides. Pour into greased cake pan, spreading batter evenly. Tamp down to release any air pockets and to even it out. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes.
For Glaze- combine sugar and lemon juice. Microwave for 1 minute and mix until smooth. For Frosting- whisk confectioners sugar and lemon juice until smooth.
Transfer cake from pan to plate and poke holes all around the top. Baste the glaze all around until soaked into cake. Drizzle the frosting on and add the zest of one lemon before it hardens.
Serving Suggestions
Enjoy with a delicious cup of hot coffee

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