• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 1 hr
  • total: 1 hr 20 min
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    Our 2017 Recipe of the Year is a lovely golden lemon cake, extra-moist and nicely tangy due to its fresh lemon juice glaze. Baking this cake in a Bundt pan turns it from everyday to special-occasion, perfect for everything from birthday parties to an elegant dinner. Our thanks to the late Maida Heatter, grande dame of delicious desserts, for the inspiration behind this recipe.

    Ingredients

    • 16 tablespoons (227g) unsalted butter* at room temperature at least 65°F
    • 2 cups (397g) granulated sugar
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 4 large eggs at room temperature
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 3 cups (361g) King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
    • 1 cup (227g) milk whole milk preferred at room temperature
    • finely grated rind of 2 medium lemons or 3/4 teaspoon lemon oil
    • 1/3 cup (74g) freshly squeezed lemon juice the juice of about 1 1/2 juicy lemons
    • 3/4 cup (149g) granulated sugar
    • 1 1/2 cups (170g) confectioners' sugar sifted
    • pinch of salt
    • 2 to 3 tablespoons (28g to 43g) freshly squeezed lemon juice

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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