Violet lemon cake

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At Do It In Paris , we are not necessarily aces of the kitchen ... But we are full of D systems to feast and impress the gallery. The whole team gives you its best recipes that are super easy to make.

Violette, our favorite intern, opted for an incredible lemon cake. “When I'm lacking inspiration, this is the easiest cake to make, and it never fails! “.

For 6 persons

Preparation time : 15 minutes

Cooking time : 35 minutes


  • Melt the butter and mix it briefly with the sugar and zest . It is necessary to mix only slightly, do not especially bleach the yolks and the sugar, the cake would not have the same texture. Add the eggs, flour, baking powder, then lemon juice .

  • Pour the preparation into a small buttered cake mold . The dough should reach 3/4 of the mold. Bake at 170 ° C for 30 to 40 minutes. Watch the cooking. The blade should come out dry.

  • Turn out the cake and immediately wrap it in cling film to keep it soft , and let cool. Meanwhile prepare the icing by simply mixing the lemon juice and icing sugar . Cover the top of the cooled cake with this frosting .

  • Bake the cake for 8 minutes at 100 ° to cook the icing.

Also discover the recipe for spring tiramisu from Julie Andrieu .

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