Old-fashioned Norwegian Lemon Cake

A classic tea cake recipe found on mollerens.no
Old-fashioned Norwegian Lemon Cake

This is an amazingly good lemon cake made from a good old recipe. The cake is soft and juicy and has a fresh and delicious taste of lemon.

150 g [5,3 oz] butter / margarine
3 Eggs
300 g [10,5 oz] sugar
Grated peel off a lemon
2 dl [0,4 pt] milk
300 g [10,5 oz] sifted flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
Icing sugar
Lemon juice


[1] Stir butter and sugar airy and white.

[2] Add one egg at a time, then lemon peel and flour alternately with milk.

[3] Pour the batter into two small oblong cake moulds or one round cake mould with diameter of 24 cm / 9,5 in.

[4] Bake at 150° C / 300° F for about  45 min.

[5] Spread the icing over the cake before serving.