Perfect for the Holidays: Lemon Buttermilk Cake Recipe

This lemon buttermilk cake recipe is tangy and sweet, moist and just pure perfection.


– all purpose flour  – cup corn starch  – baking powder – baking soda – salt – granulated sugar – unsalted butter softened – large eggs – cup canola oil – lemon zest – vanilla extract – lemon extract – buttermilk or substitute

Lemon Frosting Ingredients

– softened unsalted butter – buttermilk – fresh lemon juice – powdered sugar

Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. In another bowl sift together the flour, corn starch (if not using cake flour), baking powder, baking soda, and add salt. Mix well with fork.

Once butter/sugar mixture is creamed well, lower the mixer speed and add eggs one at a time, oil, lemon zest, vanilla and lemon extract.

Start adding the flower mix and buttermilk, alternating between the two until well combined. Pour into cake pans and bake for 35 minutes.

Prepare the lemon frosting, spread on the cake and enjoy!