Monday, February 25, 2008

Sour Cream Lemon Loaf Cake

2 ½ cups flour
1 ½ t baking powder
½ t soda
½ t salt
8 ounces sour cream
1 t vanilla
1 ¼ cup sugar
½ cup butter, softened
1 T lemon peel
2 large eggs

1/3 cup sugar
¼ cup fresh lemon juice

Grease and flour a 9 x 5 loaf pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In small bowl combine flour, soda, baking powder and soda. In small bowl with whisk mix sour cream and vanilla. In large bowl- at low speed- beat sugar, butter, and lemon peel till smooth. Increase speed to high and beat till creamy. Reduce to low and add eggs, one at a time. Scrape bowl, add flour alternating with sour cream- starting and ending with dry mixture. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 50-55 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes and remove from pan. Mix together syrup, poke holes in top and brush top and sides with syrup.

Tomorrow's Daily Special: Green Bean Salad