Recipe: Appetizing LEMON LAYER CAKE:


You can cook LEMON LAYER CAKE: using 21 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of LEMON LAYER CAKE:

  1. Prepare of 🌻For the Cake:.
  2. You need of vegetable oil.
  3. You need of unsalted butter room temperature.
  4. Prepare of & 1/2 cups granulated sugar.
  5. It’s of large eggs.
  6. It’s of & 3/4 cups all purpose flour sifted.
  7. It’s of & 1/2 tsp baking powder.
  8. You need of salt.
  9. Prepare of baking soda.
  10. You need of & 1/4 cup sour cream.
  11. Prepare of whole milk.
  12. It’s of fresh lemon zest.
  13. Prepare of & 1/2 tsp lemon extract.
  14. Prepare of vanilla extract.
  15. You need of 🌻For the Frosting:.
  16. Prepare of unsalted butter room temperature.
  17. You need of cream cheese room temperature.
  18. You need of confectioner's sugar.
  19. You need of heavy whipping cream.
  20. Prepare of vanilla extract.
  21. Prepare of lemon extract pinch of salt.

LEMON LAYER CAKE: instructions

  1. 🌻For the Cake: First preheating your oven to 170°C /325°F. Then lightly spray 3 round cake pans with non-stick baking spray.In your mixer bowl, add oil and butter and beat for 2 minutes on high speed. Slowly add in sugar and beat on high speed for an additional 4-5 minutes until very pale yellow and fluffy..
  2. Next, add eggs, one at a time, combining well after each addition and scraping down the sides as needed. Turn your mixer down to its lowest speed, and slowly add flour into batter in two increments then add baking powder, salt and baking soda. Be careful not to over beat. Lastly, add sour cream, milk, lemon zest, lemon and vanilla extracts, scrape down sides and mix until just combined and turn off mixer..
  3. Evenly pour cake batter into prepared baking pans and place in oven to bake for 30-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes just clean but don't over bake. Remove cakes from oven and rest in pans for 10-15 minutes. Invert cakes from pans onto cooling racks until cooled..
  4. 🌻For the Frosting; Add butter and cream cheese to the bowl of your mixer and beat on high speed until it begins to thicken and fluff. Next slow down mixer and carefully add in sugar. Once all sugar has incorporated, turn mixer back to high to continue whipping. Add in heavy cream, vanilla, lemon extract and salt and continue whipping until it is smooth, light and a fluffy frosting..
  5. 🌻To Assemble: Level the cakes, if necessary. Add frosting between layers then frost entire cake with remaining frosting. Serve..