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Lemon Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Cake

  • 1 cup Butter, softened
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 3 cups Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon Zest
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice

Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 4 ounces Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup Butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons Lemon Zest
  • 4 cups Powdered Sugar
  • Juice from lemon used in cake
  • Milk as needed

 

  1. Cream butter and sugar together for 5 minutes; add eggs one at a time, beating after each one; sift dry ingredients together; alternate adding dry ingredients and buttermilk, mix well; stir in lemon zest and lemon juice
  2. Spread into a well greased and flour bundt pan; bake at 325F for 1 hour until toothpick comes out clean; let sit in pan for 10 minutes, then remove and cool on rack
  3. Frosting: cream together cream cheese and butter until smooth; beat in remaining ingredients, add enough milk to achieve spreading consistency
  4. Cool cake completely then cover with frosting
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