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Delicious Lemon Cake Recipe
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3.79 from 19 votes

Delicious Lemon Cake Recipe

A delicious Lemon Cake that uses Lemon Essential oil in place of lemon zest or lemon juice.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 2902kcal
Author Jennifer West


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs whisked
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water with 2 drops Young Living Lemon Essential Oil This is the brand I use to make lemon water
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Mix 1 cup sugar and butter together in a medium mixing bowl. Add in eggs.
  • Add in 1 tbsp of the lemon water, mix well.
  • Add milk, mix well.
  • Add in salt, flour, and baking powder, mix well.
  • Pour into a round 8" baking pan.
  • Place in oven and bake for 30 minutes, or until you get a clean toothpick from the center.
  • Allow to cool slightly.
  • Mix 1/3 cup lemon water and 1/4 cup sugar. Drizzle over the top of the cake, and then sprinkle the top with powdered sugar.


Calories: 2902kcal | Carbohydrates: 461g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 106g | Saturated Fat: 63g | Cholesterol: 583mg | Sodium: 783mg | Potassium: 988mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 315g | Vitamin A: 3510IU | Calcium: 459mg | Iron: 10.7mg
**Nutrition facts are based on my best estimation for this recipe. They may not be accurate depending on what brands you use or modifications you might make to the recipe. For most accurate calculations, I recommend using a nutrition calculator with the exact brands and measurements you use with the recipe.
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