Makes 9-inch layer cake, serving 12 to 14

This a great cake with which to celebrate during the summer!  The flavor of lemon against cream cheese frosting cannot be beaten.

If you like to decorate it with a beautiful bunting, you can make one easily.  You can find the bunting template here.

You can also garnish with candied lemon peel, by following the directions here.  (I made a half recipe.)

Step 1: Lemon Cake Ingredients

2 cups regular sugar
2 tablespoon lemon zest
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
4 large eggs (taken out of the fridge the same time as the butter)
1¼ cup buttermilk
3 cups all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt

Can I reprint your recipe on my blog, A Reel Chick? I will give your recipe and photo credit and link to this page.
It is absolutely gorgeous and sounds delicious. :D
Thanks Jessy. You are always so supportive and kind. <br>
The bunting is so cute! Def looks cuter than spelling that out in icing.
I can't write in frosting to save my life - hence my use of the paper.
I love the little flags for decoration. This is such a pretty summer cake.
flags are easy to do! Thank you!
Really homemade cake! Beautiful work!! Voted!!!
Thanks Baja!
Very cute! Love it!
I'm going to try this very soon! Great pics.

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