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Lemon Snack Cake

Lemon Snack Cake

Tangy lemon cake that you can make and bake all in one pan. Could it be any easier?!

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15 min
Prep Time
1 hr 15 min
Total Time



1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil,  melted

3/4 cup milk


3/4 cup powdered sugar

1 to 2 tablespoons lemon juice


Lemon zest, if desired


 *Substitute melted Land O Lakes® Butter.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 8-inch square baking pan.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in prepared pan. Make 2 indentations in flour mixture. Set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine egg and lemon zest in bowl with fork; pour into 1 indentation. Pour melted Butter with Canola Oil in other indentation. Pour milk over all; mix well. (Some lumps will remain.)

  4. STEP 4

    Bake 30-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

  5. STEP 5

    Combine powdered sugar and enough lemon juice for desired glazing consistency in small bowl. Spread glaze over cooled cake. Sprinkle top of cake with additional lemon zest, if desired.

Tip #1

  One medium lemon will yield about 1 tablespoon grated zest and 2 to 3 tablespoons juice.

Nutrition (1 serving)

260 Calories
7 Fat (g)
20 Cholesterol (mg)
270 Sodium (mg)
47 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
3 Protein (g)
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