Butter cake with lemon glaze
A fluffy and delicious cake by Dimitris Skarmoutsos, made with Horio cow butter and finished with rich lemon glaze. Ideal for every moment!
Butter cake with lemon glaze


220gr all-purpose flour 1 ½ tsp baking powder Pinch of salt 100ml full fat milk 1 tbsp lemon zest ½ tsp vanilla extract 150gr Horio cow butter at room temperature 185gr powdered sugar 3 large eggs at room temperature


350gr powdered sugar 100ml fresh lemon juice


  1. Preheat oven at 180C.
  2. Slightly oil and flour a cake pan of 21 cm diameter.
  3. Sift flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. Add milk, lemon zest and vanilla.
  5. With a mixer, beat Horio cow butter and sugar until fluffy, for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add eggs one by one, beating after each addition.
  7. At low speed add flour in 3 batches, switching with milk mixture. Start and finish with flour mixture.
  8. Put cake dough in pan and even its surface.
  9. Bake for 35-40 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean.
  10. Leave in pan for 10 minutes.
  11. For glaze: Beat powdered sugar with lemon juice until smooth.
  12. Put cake on a rack and drizzle with glaze.
  13. Let cool and serve.