Lemon Wacky Cake With Frosting

9
Servings
15m
Prep Time
35m
Cook Time
50m
Ready In

Recipe: #36299

January 13, 2021



"A depression cake"

Original recipe yields 9 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (169.4 g)
  • Calories 604.1
  • Total Fat - 18.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 12.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 27 mg
  • Sodium - 307.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 110.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.2 g
  • Sugars - 89.3 g
  • Protein - 4 g
  • Calcium - 15.4 mg
  • Iron - 1.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

Mix the 1 1/2 cups flour, white sugar, baking soda, salt, and lemon zest in a greased 8″ square baking pan, starting with the flour first.

Step 3

Make 3 depressions in dry ingredients, one large and 2 small.

Step 4

Pour water over it

Step 5

Mix well until smooth.

Step 6

Bake on the middle rack of the oven for 35 minutes.

Step 7

Check with a toothpick to make sure it comes out clean.

Step 8

Let cake cool, then frost.

Step 9

Frosting:

Step 10

Whip the butter for a good 3-5 minutes.

Step 11

Add the lemon juice and the pinch of salt then mix.

Step 12

Start adding the powdered sugar a cup at a time until all sugar is mixed in.

Step 13

Drizzle in half of that whipping cream. Then check the consistency.

Step 14

Use your judgment on adding the rest of the whipping cream.

Step 15

Get the consistency you like.

Step 16

Keep whipping the frosting for another 2-4 minutes.

Tips & Variations


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