Mom’s Lemon Cake

Here’s a good recipe I found in my mom’s old recipe box.  She would have frosted it, but we have updated it by spreading Nutella between the layers and sprinkling the top with powdered sugar.  Yum!

Mom’s Lemon Cake

Cream together:

1 1/4 cups sugar

3/4 cup shortening


2 eggs

1 1/2 tsp vanilla

1 1/2 cups milk

zest from 2 lemons

juice from 1/2 lemon, mix well


2 cups flour

3 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

Mix well and pour into greased and floured round cake pans.  Bake at 375 degrees for about 30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.  Cool in pans for 15 minutes before removing.




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