Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 55 mins | Total Time: 1 hrs 5 mins | Yield: One 10-inch cake
This was by far the best cake I have ever tried! Oh, man, you need to give it a try! Feel free to add more ingredients if you feel like it. I have listed all the ingredients and directions so all you need to do is to follow them step by step and you are good to go. Enjoy!
3 c all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
¾ teaspoon salt
3 c sugar
1 c unsalted butter, room temperature
½ c shortening, room temperature
5 large Eggs
1 c whole milk
6 tablespoons lemon juice
1 lemon, ½ zested
Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.
Step 2: Apply cooking spray and sprinkle flour in two loaf pans.
Step 3: In a medium mixing bowl, sift together the baking powder, flour, and salt.
Step 4: In the bowl of an electric mixer, add the butter, sugar, and shortening. Beat until creamy.
Step 5: Add the eggs gradually and beat every addition.
Step 6: Add the flour mixture and milk into the butter mixture alternately, then beat every addition.
Step 7: Add the lemon zest and juice. Beat until blended.
Step 8: Transfer the batter into the greased pans and spread it evenly.
Step 9: Place the pans inside the preheated oven and bake for 55 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean after inserting it in the middle.
Step 10: Remove from the oven and allow the cakes to cool at room temperature for about 15 minutes.
Step 11: Serve and enjoy!
Make sure that when you add the batter into the pan, do not overfill them. The batter will pop out once baked.
Bake any leftover batter.