Lemon Ginger Cake Recipe

Lemon Ginger Snack Cake

There's just a hint of lemon in this mix-in-the-pan snack cake.

20 min. prep time
9 servings
252 Ratings



1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
1/4 cup sour cream
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted


3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1 to 2 tablespoons lemon juice


Heat oven to 375°F.

Combine flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, ginger and lemon zest in ungreased 8-inch square baking pan. Set aside.

Whisk sour cream, milk and egg together in bowl.

Make two indentations in flour mixture; pour egg mixture in one and 1/4 cup butter in other. Stir until well mixed.

Bake 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

Combine powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon butter and enough lemon juice for desired glazing consistency in bowl. Spread glaze over cooled cake.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 270

Fat: 9g

Cholesterol: 45mg

Sodium: 170mg

Carbohydrates: 48g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 3g

Recipe #10473©1998Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

This is a wonderful recipe! Simple to make but the flavors are amazing!
This cake was delicious, my husband and son loved it also. The fact it was small made it great for and after dinner dessert wihtout a lot leftover.

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