Lemon Drizzle Layer Cake: A Bakery Recipe

This Lemon Drizzle Cake recipe is buttery, moist, and full of fresh lemon flavor. It is drizzled generously with a fresh lemon glaze and frosted with a lemon-zested cream cheese buttercream frosting.


– All-Purpose Flour – Instant Clearjel – Baking Powder – Baking Soda – Salt

Step-by-step instructions!

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The lemon glaze soaks into the cake making a flavorful, moist, and delicious texture.  This bakery-style lemon drizzle cake was one of my most requested Amycakes Bakery recipes!

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line ¼ sheet pan with parchment paper, and then spray the bottom and sides of the sheet pan with cooking spray.


Sift dry ingredients in a bowl and then whisk until well blended.


Combine and stir wet ingredients and lemon zest in a separate bowl or pitcher.


With a stand or handheld mixer, cream sugar and salted butter together until creamy and fluffy.


Add oil and beat until incorporated. Add egg yolks and cream until well blended, scraping sides of the bowl as needed.


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