Baking

Classic lemon sour cream cake

Soft and zesty, this classic cake should be served with heaps of strawberries to create fresh flavour profiles to complement your afternoon tea.
Classic lemon sour cream cake

Classic lemon sour cream cake

10
25M
1H 25M
10M
1H 50M

Ingredients

Method

1.Preheat oven to 160°C (140°C fan-forced). Grease a deep 25cm-round cake pan; line base with baking paper.
2.In a large bowl, beat butter, rind and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy; beat in eggs, one at a time. Stir in half the sifted flours and half sour cream, then stir in remaining flours and remaining sour cream until smooth.
3.Spread mixture into pan; bake for about 1 hour 25 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer. Stand cake 10 minutes before turning, top-side up, onto wire rack to cool.
4.To decorate and make a lacy pattern, position a paper doily on top of cold cake. Dust with sifted icing sugar, then carefully remove doily. Top with strawberries and lightly dust again with sifted icing sugar.

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