Luby's Lemon Sour Cream Cake
- 1 cup softened butter
- 1/2 cup solid all-vegetable shortening
- 3 cups granulated sugar
- 5 extra-large eggs
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1/4 cup whole milk
- 3 cups flour sifted with 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 2 tsp lemon extract
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- Lemon Sauce (recipe follows)
Preheat oven to 325° F.
In a large bowl, cream butter, shortening and sugar until smooth and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, then add sour cream and milk, mixing until smooth. Blend flour mixture into batter with a rubber spatula, stir in the extracts.
Pour into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan and bake 1 hour 30 minutes or until a tester inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake in the pan 10 minutes. Remove the cake from pan and cool on a rack. Drizzle with Lemon Sauce to serve.
Lemon Sauce Ingredients:
- 2 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
- 4 Tbsp melted butter
- 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
In a medium-size bowl, whisk together sugar, butter and lemon juice until smooth.Makes 6 to 8 Source:
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