lemoncakelemoncake1In celebration of the first day of Spring tomorrow I whipped up this beauty!! It is a gorgeous Lemon Cake topped with Blue Raspberry Butter cream Frosting!! My daughter decided we should have a tea party with it 🙂 She is correct it is tea party worthy!!

Ingredients:
2 cups cake flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
3 large eggs, room temperature
2 teaspoons vanilla
3/4 cup milk

1/4 cup lemon juice
Preparation:
Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 2 9-inch cake pans.

In bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt with a wire whisk.

Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add vanilla,lemon and mix until completely combines. Slowly add flour alternately with milk. At end of addition batter should be smooth. Divide between 2 pans. Bake Cake Recipe for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool 5 minutes in pan, then invert onto a rack and cool completely before frosting.

Frosting

1/2 cup softened butter

3 cups powdered sugar

1 1/2 tsp rasp extract

blue food coloring

2 tbs heavy cream

Whip butter on medium for 1 – 2 mins , turn down to stir and slowly and sugar, once blended add cream and raspberry extract turn up  to medium for 2 mins, Frost cake

 

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