Limoncello Cake with Limoncello Glaze
This limoncello cake is perfect for dessert or even for breakfast. The light sweetness of the limoncello glaze gives the perfect added sweetness. Serve it with a cup of tea!
For the Limoncello Cake
plain greek yogurt
I used lemon Greek yogurt to increase the lemon flavor
zest of 2 lemons
learn how to make limoncello
instead of buying it!
For The Glaze
Make the Cake
Preheat the oven to 350F
Spray an 8.5" x 4.5" pan with baking spray (or you can line it with
In a medium bowl, mix together the flour, salt, baking powder and salt
In a separate large bowl, combine the eggs, sugar, yogurt, oil , lemon juice and zest and until completely incorporated.
Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, stirring just until mixed. Be careful not to overmix or your limoncello cake will be too dense
Pour the batter in to the prepared pan
Bake for about 40 - 50 minutes, until the top of the cake is golden and a tester comes out clean
Let the cake cool in the pan for 5 minutes before removing it to a cooling rack
Glaze the Cake
When the cake is mostly cool, combine the powdered sugar with 2 Tbsp Limoncello until all lumps are gone
If the glaze seems too thick or too thin, add more powdered sugar or limoncello
Drizzle the glaze over the cake
Slice and Enjoy!