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Homemade Lemon Bundt Cake

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This Lemon Bundt Cake is so good. I love the light flavor of lemon and the moist texture. Plus the sweet cream glaze on top is amazing. You are going to love this bundt cake!

Lemon Bundt Cake

Lemon Bundt Cake

Cake Ingredients:

  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter (room temp)
  • 2 C granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs (room temp)
  • 3 C unbleached all-purpose flour (sifted)
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 C buttermilk
  • 2 TBSP lemon zest (tightly packed)
  • 2 TBSP fresh lemon juice

Glaze Ingredients:

  • 2/3 C unsalted sweet cream butter (room temp)
  • 2 C powdered sugar (divided)
  • 8 TBSP fresh lemon juice

Lemon Bundt Cake

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Grease a 10″ bundt pan.
  3. In a large bowl cream, the butter & sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the eggs one at a time beating each egg directly after it was added.
  5. Sift flour, baking soda, and salt together in a second bowl.
  6. Stir flour mixture into the egg mixture a few spoonfuls at a time alternating with buttermilk.
  7. Begin and end with dry ingredients. Stir in lemon juice and zest.
  8. Pour batter into greased bundt pan.
  9. Bake on middle rack at 325 degrees for approximately 1 hour and 5 minutes. Check at 1-hour marker.
  10. Doneness check: when the cake pulls away from the sides of the pan and a toothpick comes out clean.
  11. Immediately after removing the cake from the oven start working on the glaze.
  12. Begin to make the glaze by adding the ingredients to a small pan heating over medium-low heat.
  13. Stirring often until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved.
  14. Poke holes in the cake.
  15. Prepare the glaze with 1/2 cup sugar and pour half of it over the top.
  16. Let cake cool completely before removing.
  17. Invert onto a cake stand.
  18. Add the remaining powdered sugar and pour the thickened glaze covering top of the cake.
  19. Just prior to serving add fresh whipping cream dollops and lemon slices as garnish.

Lemon Bundt Cake

Servings: 16 servings

Lemon Bundt Cake

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr 5 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 20 mins
 
This Lemon Bundt Cake is so good. I love the light flavor of lemon and the moist texture. Plus the sweet cream glaze on top is amazing. You are going to love this bundt cake!

Ingredients

Cake:

  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter room temp
  • 2 C granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs room temp
  • 3 C unbleached all-purpose flour sifted
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 C buttermilk
  • 2 TBSP lemon zest tightly packed
  • 2 TBSP fresh lemon juice

Glaze:

  • 2/3 C unsalted sweet cream butter room temp
  • 3/4 C powdered sugar divided
  • 8 TBSP fresh lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Grease a 10" bundt pan.
  3. In a large bowl cream, the butter & sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the eggs one at a time beating each egg directly after it was added.
  5. Sift flour, baking soda, and salt together in a second bowl.
  6. Stir flour mixture into the egg mixture a few spoonfuls at a time alternating with buttermilk.
  7. Begin and end with dry ingredients. Stir in lemon juice and zest.
  8. Pour batter into greased bundt pan.
  9. Bake on middle rack at 325 degrees for approximately 1 hour and 5 minutes. Check at 1-hour marker.
  10. Doneness check: when the cake pulls away from the sides of the pan and a toothpick comes out clean.
  11. Immediately after removing the cake from the oven start working on the glaze.
  12. Begin to make the glaze by adding the ingredients to a small pan heating over medium-low heat.
  13. Stirring often until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved.
  14. Poke holes in the cake.
  15. Prepare the glaze with 1/2 cup sugar and pour half of it over the top.
  16. Let cake cool completely before removing.
  17. Invert onto a cake stand.
  18. Add the remaining powdered sugar and pour the thickened glaze covering top of the cake.
  19. Just prior to serving add fresh whipping cream dollops and lemon slices as garnish.
Nutrition Facts
Lemon Bundt Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 400 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 92mg 31%
Sodium 146mg 6%
Potassium 73mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 50g 17%
Sugars 31g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 13.5%
Vitamin C 5.6%
Calcium 3.3%
Iron 7.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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