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Lemon Birth Day Cake for Charlotte

May 27, 2012

Butter and flour two 8” pans.

Mix together:

  • 2.5 c flour
  • 1 t baking powder
  • 1 t salt

Cream together:

  • 1 c soft butter
  • 2 c sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 eggyellows
  • Juice and skin (zested and squeezed through cheesecloth) of one lemon

Add flour mixture to butter mixture with

  • 1 c buttermilk

Mix just till combined. Spread in prepared pans.
Bake at 350º till brown and resistant to the finger.

Cool in pans for a while, then turn upsidedown.

Frost with

  • ¼ c soft butter
  • Juice and skin (zested and squeezed through cheesecloth) of one lemon
  • enough powdered sugar to make a soft frosting
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