Moist Lemon Cake


Moist Lemon Cake
This is similar to the basic "four quarters" cake, but with the delicious double lemon flavour that comes from using both zest and juice.
40K 8 5
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Last modified on: March 9th 2016

Keywords for this recipe:CakeSoftFour quartersLemon
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 2 min.
Moist Lemon Cake : Photo of step #1
Sieve together 150 g flour and 150 g icing sugar.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
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Add 150 g butter cut into small pieces (left for at least 1 hour at room temperature).

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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Stage 4 - 1 min.
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Add 70 g lemon juice.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
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And, lastly, 150 g egg.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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Beat with a food mixer until the mixture is evenly mixed.

Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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Pour the mixture into a mould or tin, which you can stand on a baking sheet if you wish.

Stage 8 - 30 min.
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Bake for about 30 minutes, checking if the cake is cooked after 25 minutes.

Stage 9 - 1 min.
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Turn out the cake.

Leave to cool before serving.
Remarks
You can combine lemon and almond flavours by adding 150g ground almonds to the mixture.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,549 Kcal or 10,672 Kj35 gr279 gr143 gr
127 %14 %26 %22 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
319 Kcal or 1,336 Kj4 gr35 gr18 gr
16 %2 %3 %3 %
Per
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,549 Kcal or 10,672 Kj35 gr279 gr143 gr
127 %14 %26 %22 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 1 : 2.86 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Icing sugarIcing sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Arlesian Biscuits, Sweet pastry, Amiens macaroons, Succès praliné (praline meringue), Coconut paste, ... All
EggEgg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Quiche Lorraine, Old style brioche, Leek and tuna loaf, Cheese Soufflé, Cherry clafoutis, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: French Family Cake, Norwegian tartines, Nanou's chocolate cake, Flamiche, Gratin of chicken with rice and sautéed mushrooms, ... All
FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Leek and tuna loaf, French onion soup, Franche-Comté sticks, Traditional nutty choc-chip cookies, Choux pastry (pâte à choux), ... All
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