Lemon cake that melts in your mouth! Cake in 15 minutes!

Who doesn’t love a delightful lemon cake that just melts in your mouth? The combination of zesty lemon flavor with a soft, moist cake is simply irresistible. And the best part? You can make this lemon cake in just 15 minutes! Yes, you read that right. In this article, we’ll guide you through the simple steps to create this heavenly treat. So, let’s dive right in and satisfy those lemony cravings!


Are you ready to embark on a culinary adventure? Let’s whip up a scrumptious lemon cake that’s sure to dazzle your taste buds. With just a few simple ingredients and some easy steps, you’ll have a divine dessert ready in no time.


Gather your ingredients to get started:

For the Cream:

  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 0.7 ounces of corn starch (approximately 2 tablespoons)
  • 1 cups of milk
  • Lemon peel
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 ounces of butter (approximately 2 tablespoons)

For the Dough:

  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla sugar
  • 0.6 cups of vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup of sour cream
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 2 tablespoons of baking powder
  • Other Ingredients:

Other Ingredients:

  • Almond flakes
  • Powdered sugar for sprinkling

Making the Cream

Step 1: Crack eggs into a saucepan, add sugar, a pinch of salt, and sprinkle cornstarch. Mix well, then add milk, grated lemon zest, and juice of half a lemon. Cook on low heat until thickened.

Step 2: After cooking, add butter to the cream, stir, cover with foil, and let it sit.

Preparing the Dough

Step 3: Beat the eggs in a bowl, pour sugar, add salt, and sprinkle vanilla sugar. Mix, then add oil and sour cream. Continue mixing, then add sifted flour with baking powder and lemon juice. Mix thoroughly until the dough is ready!

Assembling the Cake

Step 4: Prepare a mold measuring 18 x 26 cm, pour the dough into it, and spread it evenly.

Step 5: Using a decorating bag, pipe the cream onto the dough in a grid pattern. Sprinkle almond flakes on top.

Baking the Cake

Step 6: Preheat the oven to 180°C and bake the cake for 40 minutes.

Adding the Final Touches

Step 7: After baking, sprinkle the cake with powdered sugar for that perfect finishing touch.

Serving with Love and Grace

Now, it’s time to enjoy your masterpiece! Serve this delectable lemon cake with love and grace to your friends and family, and watch as their faces light up with delight.


In just 15 minutes, you’ve created a lemon cake that’s bound to impress. With its crisp texture, creamy lemon filling, and nutty almond flakes, it’s the perfect treat for any occasion. So, go ahead, indulge your sweet tooth and savor every bite of this heavenly dessert.

FAQs About Lemon Cake

Q1: Can I use lemon extract instead of fresh lemon juice? Yes, you can substitute lemon extract for fresh lemon juice. However, adjust the quantity according to your taste preference.

Q2: Can I freeze the lemon cake? Yes, you can freeze the lemon cake for up to three months. Make sure to wrap it tightly to prevent freezer burn.

Q3: Can I use a different type of nut for topping the cake? Absolutely! Feel free to use your favorite nuts like chopped pistachios or walnuts for a delicious variation.

Q4: Can I use a different size of baking pan? Yes, you can use a different size of baking pan, but adjust the baking time accordingly to ensure even cooking.

Q5: Can I omit the almond flakes? Certainly! The almond flakes add a nice crunch, but you can omit them if you prefer a smoother texture.

Now that you’re armed with all the information, it’s time to head to the kitchen and whip up this divine lemon cake. Happy baking!

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