• prep: 40 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 1 hr 10 min
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  • Summary

    This perfectly moist, tender and soft lemon layer cake is iced in a wonderful lemon cream cheese frosting and bursting with irresistibly zingy and tangy lemon flavor!!!

    Ingredients

    • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
    • 1/3 cup unsalted butter (room temperature)
    • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
    • 3 large eggs
    • 2 3/4 cups all purpose flour (sifted)
    • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1/2 tsp baking soda
    • 1 1/4 cup sour cream
    • 1/3 cup whole milk
    • 1 tbsp fresh lemon zest
    • 1 1/2 tsp lemon extract
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1 cup unsalted butter (room temperature)
    • 8 oz cream cheese (room temperature)
    • 4 cups confectioner's sugar
    • 2 tsp heavy whipping cream
    • 2 tsp vanilla extract
    • 2 tsp lemon extract
    • pinch of salt

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 18
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 590 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 30 g 45.6%
    • Saturated Fat: 14 g 72.04%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 61 mg 20.37%
    • Sodium: 282 mg 11.74%
    • Calcium: 57 mg 5.66%
    • Potassium: 44 mg 1.27%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.21%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 79 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.2%
    • Sugar: 63 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 13.65%
    • Vitamin C 0.72%
    • Vitamin D 0.09%
    • * 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 - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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