Rich Lemon Cake Recipe

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  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees and grease and flour a 9-inch tube pan or Bundt cake pan.
  2. Beat the butter and sugar in a large bowl until light and fluffy.
  3. Beat in the eggs one at a time, mixing well until they are incorporated.
  4. Mix in the lemon zest, baking powder, and almond extract.
  5. Add the milk and flour in alternating doses, starting and ending with the milk, and mixing very well after each addition.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  7. Bake for 1 hour, or until the cake is browned and the sides of the cake have pulled away slightly from the sides of the pan.
  8. While the cake is baking, mix together the lemon juice and powdered sugar until smooth.
  9. Set aside.
  10. Remove the cake from the oven and poke small holes into the top of the cake using a wooden or metal skewer or cake tester.
  11. Pour about 3/4 of the glaze over the top of the cake.
  12. Cool the cake completely in the pan.
  13. Remove the cake from the pan, invert, and place on a serving plate or waxed paper if freezing.
  14. Pour the remaining glaze over the top of the unglazed part of the cake.
  15. Let sit at room temperature until the glaze dries.
  16. Cover and store at room temperature for up to 48 hours, or tightly seal in a freezer proof container for up to 3 months.
  17. Serve at room temperature or chilled.
  18. Thawing Directions: Simply thaw overnight at room temperature.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 759.11 Kcal (3178 kJ)
Calories from fat 354.28 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 39.36g 61%
Cholesterol 98.4mg 33%
Sodium 1286.36mg 54%
Potassium 808.82mg 17%
Total Carbs 92.88g 31%
Sugars 35.56g 142%
Dietary Fiber 5.03g 20%
Protein 10.64g 21%
Vitamin C 7.8mg 13%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 8%
Iron 3.2mg 18%
Calcium 236.7mg 24%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 355.46 Kcal (1488 kJ)
Calories from fat 165.9 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.43g 61%
Cholesterol 46.08mg 33%
Sodium 602.35mg 54%
Potassium 378.74mg 17%
Total Carbs 43.49g 31%
Sugars 16.65g 142%
Dietary Fiber 2.35g 20%
Protein 4.98g 21%
Vitamin C 3.7mg 13%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 8%
Iron 1.5mg 18%
Calcium 110.8mg 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 17.7
  • 21

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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