Lemon Burst Buttermilk Cake

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This Lemon Burst Buttermilk Cake recipe is true to its name. The flavor of lemon in this sweet cake bursts in your mouth leaving that refreshing lemony aftertaste. Who doesn't like a sweet lemon treat every now and then. The flavor of lemon in this recipe is not too overwhelming and hits your palate just right. It's beautifully tangy yet sweet, and that combination of tang and sweetness can be one of the best flavors ever. Lemon cake recipes are truly the best cake recipes and it's very important to treasure them in your recipe book. When it comes to making homemade lemon cake recipes, you are bound to make this cake again because not only is it simple and easy to make but also has a very decadent flavor to it. Talk about catering to your sweet tooth without the chocolate. Lemon dessert recipes beat the conventional idea of baking with chocolate. Everyone likes chocolate desserts but to create a dessert recipe using lemon juice or zest can be extremely refreshing. This lemon dessert recipe is worth trying exactly for this reason and plus it doesn’t take too much effort either.

Adding buttermilk to cake recipes yield a moist texture and make the best Cake recipes ever. If you don't have buttermilk handy, you can always make it at home using whole milk and vinegar. To 1 cup of milk add one tablespoon of vinegar and let it sit for five minutes. The vinegar reacts with the milk and curdles resulting to buttermilk. It is no surprise how versatile lemon flavor can be when it comes to desserts recipes. When you add real lemon juice or lemon zest in dessert recipes as opposed to lemon extract, the whole flavor changes. Always use a zester to achieve a finely textured lemon zest or the small side of a grater and then chop it up.

This beautiful Lemon Buttermilk Cake recipe is a fun cake to make for kids’ birthdays or just any occasion. You can also serve this delicious cake as a snack with a side of a hot cup of coffee or tea. You can eat this cake just on its own or make a frosting of your choice if you want. Be creative and turn this cake into tiny bite sized cupcakes if you want. Try adding coconut flakes to this cake recipe on top as a garnish to enhance the flavors. A cream cheese frosting with marshmallow fluff also goes well with this cake. If you love white chocolate, go ahead and drizzle melted white chocolate layers on top of this cake.

Thank you to Melissa Sperka at the Melissa's Southern Style Kitchen food blog for sharing this creative Lemon Burst Buttermilk Cake recipe with us. Do visit Melissas’s blog for more lemon cake recipes or best cake recipes for all occasions. This Lemon Buttermilk Cake recipe is wonderfully lemony and tastes fantastic if you love all things lemon. Make this recipe today for friends and family!**

Nutrition Facts for:Lemon Burst Buttermilk Cake from Melissa's Southern Style Kitchen
Ingredients: All purpose flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, butter, granulated sugar, pure vanilla extract, eggs, lemons, buttermilk, heavy cream powdered sugar, lemon zest & juice.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 2 loaves,cut into 24 servings * Per Serving Calories 206, Calories from Fat 80, Total Fat 8.9g 14%, Saturated Fat 5.3g 27%, Cholesterol 52mg 17%, Sodium 164mg 7%, Potassium 68mg 2%, Carbohydrates 29.8g 10%, Dietary Fiber 0.7g 3%, Sugars 17.1g, Protein 2.9g, Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 10%, Calcium 2%,Iron 6%

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