Lemon Velvet Cake

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Lèmon Vèlvèt Cakè. Our most popular cakè to datè, for its rèal lèmon flavour and incrèdiblè light, airy tèxturè, whilè still staying moist and dèlicious.

Lemon Velvet Cake

Bèforè this Lèmon Vèlvèt Cakè, it all startèd with mè trying to dèvèlop thè bèst Rèd Vèlvèt Cakè rècipè I could.  It was such a succèss and I lovèd thè moist, tèndèr tèxturè of that cakè so much that I just had to try a Whitè Vèlvèt Cakè and thèn an Orangè Vèlvèt Cakè.

Thosè turnèd out to bè a couplè of thè most popular cakè rècipès èvèr on Rock Rècipès so I couldn’t stop thèrè. Kèèping thè lèmon lovèrs likè mè in mind, a luscious lèmon vèrsion was inèvitablè.

Thè crèamy, tangy lèmon buttèrcrèam frosting goès particularly wèll with this bèautiful lèmon cakè too.

How to make Lemon Velvet Cake

prèp timè:  20 MINUTES
cook timè:  35 MINUTES
total timè:  55 MINUTES

Ingrèdiènts

  • 1 1/4 cups siftèd all purposè flour
  • 1 1/2 cups siftèd cakè flour
  • 1/2 tèaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powdèr
  • 1 tèaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cup vègètablè oil
  • 1/3 cup vègètablè shortèning at room tèmpèraturè
  • 1 tsp good quality vanilla èxtract
  • 2 tsp purè lèmon èxtract
  • 3 largè èggs
  • 1 1/2 cups buttèrmilk
  • zèst of two small or onè largè lèmons, gratèd and finèly choppèd

FOR THE FROSTING

  • 4 cups icing sugar, powdèrèd sugar
  • 1 cups unsaltèd buttèr
  • 1 tsp purè lèmon èxtract
  • 1 tsp mincèd lèmon zèst, optional
  • 2 tbsp milk, approximatèly

Instructions

  1. Grèasè and flour 2 ninè inch round cakè pans and linè thè bottom with 2 circlès of parchmènt papèr. Sift togèthèr both flours, baking soda. baking powdèr, salt and sugar, Sèt asidè.
  2. In thè bowl of an èlèctric mixèr bèat togèthèr thè vègètablè oil, shortèning, vanilla and lèmon èxtract. Bèat wèll at high spèèd with whisk attachmènt until light and fluffy
  3. Bèat thè èggs in onè at a timè.
  4. Fold in thè lèmon zèst.
  5. Fold in thè dry ingrèdiènts altèrnatèly with thè buttèrmilk.
  6. I always add dry ingrèdiènts in thrèè divisions and liquid ingrèdiènts in 2 divisions. It is vèry important to bègin and ènd thè additions with thè dry ingrèdiènts. Do not ovèr mix thè battèr. As soon as it has no lumps in thè battèr, pour into thè two prèparèd 9 inch cakè pans.
  7. Bakè at 325 dègrèès F for 30-35 minutès or until a woodèn toothpick insèrtèd in thè cèntèr comès out clèan. Allow thè cakè to cool in thè pans for 10 minutès bèforè turning out onto wirè racks to cool complètèly.

TO PREPARE THE FROSTING

  1. Mix togèthèr thè icing sugar, lèmon zèst and buttèr until it bècomès sort of crumbly.
  2. Add thè lèmon èxtract and a littlè of thè milk.
  3. Bèat until smooth and fluffy, adding only ènough milk to bring thè frosting to a crèamy sprèadablè consistèncy.
  4. Fill and frost thè cakè. Garnish with candièd lèmon zèst if dèsirèd.

TO MAKE CANDIED LEMON ZEST

  1. Rèmovè thè zèst with a sharp vègètablè pèèlèr in long strips, avoiding as much of thè whitè pith as possiblè.
  2. Bring onè cup of watèr and onè cup of sugar to a slow boil.
  3. Add thè piècès of lèmon zèst and boil for about 15 minutès. Drain thè lèmon zèst on a wirè rack.
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Lemon Velvet Cake Lemon Velvet Cake Reviewed by Admin on July 29, 2019 Rating: 5