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12Ingredients
700Calories
65Minutes

Everyone needs a basic cake recipe to call their own. This standard recipe showcases the flavors of lemon and vanilla. Before it's transferred to the oven, the batter is sprinkled with chocolate chips and slivered almonds, which bake into the cake and add textural interest. Once cooled, the cake is sprinkled with powdered sugar, and it's ready to slice and serve. Drizzle it with chocolate sauce or plate it with a bit of fruit coulis.

Ingredients

  • 230 grams flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • salt
  • 150 grams sugar
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 2 eggs (medium, at room temperature)
  • 120 grams butter (softened)
  • milk (at room temperature)
  • chocolate chips
  • slivered almonds
  • powdered sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 170C.
  2. Butter and flour a round 24 centimeter springform pan.
  3. Cream the butter with the sugar, then add the eggs, one at a time, and the vanilla extract.
  4. Sift the flour with the baking powder and a pinch of salt.
  5. Add the flour to the butter mixture alternating with a few tablespoons of milk. Add the lemon juice.
  6. Pour the batter into the cake pan and sprinkle the surface with chocolate chips and slivered almonds.
  7. Bake for approximately 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  8. Remove the cake from the oven, let it cool and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
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NutritionView more

700Calories
Sodium23%DV540mg
Fat51%DV33g
Protein22%DV11g
Carbs31%DV94g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories700Calories from Fat300
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat33g51%
Saturated Fat18g90%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol170mg57%
Sodium540mg23%
Potassium200mg6%
Protein11g22%
Calories from Fat300
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate94g31%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars47g94%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Natasha G. 1 Jun 2015
The combination of lemon and vanilla gives this batter a rich and tangy base that is perfectly complimented by the chocolate chips and almonds added just before baking. A light drizzle of chocolate sauce on each piece would be a sweet finish.