Lemon Cake To Die For Recipe

Indulge in the citrusy delight of this Lemon Cake To Die For! Moist, tangy, and utterly delicious, this recipe is bound to become a favorite for any occasion. Whether you’re hosting a brunch or simply craving a sweet treat, this cake is sure to impress.


  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ½ cup buttermilk

For the Lemon Glaze:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a 9-inch round cake pan or line it with parchment paper for easy removal.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, until well combined. Add the vanilla extract and lemon zest, and mix until incorporated.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the buttermilk and lemon juice. Begin and end with the dry ingredients, mixing until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and spread it evenly with a spatula.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. While the cake is baking, prepare the lemon glaze. In a small bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar, fresh lemon juice, and lemon zest until smooth and well combined. Adjust the consistency by adding more lemon juice if needed.
  9. Once the cake is baked, remove it from the oven and let it cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Then, transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. Once the cake has cooled, drizzle the lemon glaze over the top, allowing it to drip down the sides.
  11. Slice and serve the lemon cake, and enjoy the burst of citrus flavor in every bite!
  12. Store any leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days, or in the refrigerator for longer freshness. Enjoy!

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