Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Lemon Buttermilk Cake

When you are beginner to baking? You somehow either have to learn by yourself or the other option is learning from your friends Creme Caramel. So, recipe wise, I wasn't deprived, but the technic to baking? I suppose practice makes perfect and my first time to baking this Lemon Buttermilk Cake didn't prove me wrong. I did quite fine. Lemon Buttermilk Cake. Lemony, buttery, soft, moist dessert happiness. 

Ingredients (makes 2 loafs depending on the size of the baking pan)
180g butter
180g sugar
3 eggs
300g all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking bicarbonate
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp lemon zest
200g buttermilk (milk + some vinegar in it)

Sift flour with baking powder, baking bicarbonate and salt. Keep aside.
Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Add eggs one at a time.
Tip in lemon zest.
Then on low speed, add flour and buttermilk bit by bit, alternatively.
Spoon batter into prepared loaf pans.
Bake at 1750C for about 25 minutes.
Brush lemon glazing on the loafs (lemon sugar syrup).
Cool down before removing pan.


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