Lemon Orange Cake


Posted: April 8

Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Yield: 16 servings

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Lovely, light, and refreshing, Lemon Orange Cake is a dazzling dessert that tastes like sunshine! Infused with bright citrus flavors, this cake is tender and sweet that’s cloud-like in texture. Soaked with a lemon-honey glaze, the Lemon Orange Cake is a citrus celebration that will have everyone celebrating.


Ingredients

For the lemon orange cake: • 3 cups all-purpose flour • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda • 1/4 teaspoon salt • 2 tablespoons orange zest, grated • 2 tablespoons lemon zest, grated • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened • 1 1/4 cup white sugar • 1/2 cup lemon juice • 1/2 cup orange juice • 3/4 cup milk • 5 eggs For the lemon-honey glaze: • 1 cup powdered sugar • 2 tablespoons honey • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

Spray a bundt pan generously with nonstick cooking spray.

Step 3

In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking, powder, baking soda, and salt.

Step 4

Add the orange and lemon zest, stirring to combine.

Step 5

Using an electric stand mixer with the paddle attachment, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth and fluffy.

Step 6

Add the 1/2 cup of the lemon juice, the orange juice, the eggs, and the milk to the sugar-butter mixture, stirring to combine.

Step 7

Slowly add the flour mixture and blend until the batter is smooth.

Step 8

Transfer the batter into the prepared bundt pan and into the oven.

Step 9

Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 50 minutes-1 hour.

Step 10

Transfer the cake to a wire rack to cool.

Step 11

In a small mixing bowl, whisk the powdered sugar, honey, and the 2 tablespoons of the lemon juice together.

Step 12

Drizzle the lemon-honey glaze over the cooled cake and serve!


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