2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
4 massive eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/2 cup entire milk
For the Lemon Glaze:
1 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a 9-inch spherical cake pan or line it with parchment paper.
In a medium bowl, whisk collectively the flour, baking powder, and salt. Put aside.
In a big bowl, cream collectively the softened butter and granulated sugar till mild and fluffy. This may be executed utilizing an electrical mixer or by hand with a wood spoon.
Beat within the eggs, separately, guaranteeing every egg is absolutely included earlier than including the following one. Stir within the vanilla extract and lemon zest.
Progressively add the dry components to the butter combination, alternating with the lemon juice and milk. Start and finish with the dry components, mixing simply till mixed after every addition. Don’t over combine.
Pour the batter into the ready cake pan and easy the highest with a spatula.
Bake within the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes or till a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clear.
Whereas the cake is baking, put together the lemon glaze. In a small bowl, whisk collectively the powdered sugar and lemon juice till easy.
Take away the cake from the oven and let it cool within the pan for about 10 minutes. Then, switch the cake to a wire rack.
Whereas the cake continues to be heat, poke a number of holes on the highest utilizing a skewer or toothpick. Pour the lemon glaze over the cake, permitting it to soak in.
Permit the cake to chill utterly earlier than serving.