• prep: 35 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    This citrusy cake with a luscious cream cheese frosting will garner plenty of applause. The flavor, a duet of sweet and tangy notes, really sings. —Summer Goddard, Springfield, Virginia

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup butter, softened
    • 1-1/2 cups sugar
    • 2 large eggs, room temperature
    • 3 large egg yolks, room temperature
    • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 3/4 cup sour cream
    • 1/4 cup 2% milk
    • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • SYRUP:
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 1/2 cup lemon juice
    • FROSTING:
    • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
    • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
    • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt
    • Optional: Lemon slices or edible flowers

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 507 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 13 g 19.61%
    • Saturated Fat: 8 g 37.89%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 39 mg 12.9%
    • Sodium: 423 mg 17.63%
    • Calcium: 43 mg 4.35%
    • Potassium: 56 mg 1.61%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.05%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 96 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.39%
    • Sugar: 74 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 8.44%
    • Vitamin C 4.2%
    • Vitamin D 0.65%
    • * 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 - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs5
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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