Lemon, lemon… how many good recipes you give us! From dressings to creams, acidic touches and leather we finish off many of the best desserts in Mediterranean cookbooks. Among them, cookies, like what Ricette Fatte In Casa offers on its YouTube channel: an authentic Italian lemon cake.

This is the recipe for the irresistible and "fluffy" Lemon Cake by Alberto Chicote

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Is Grandma’s Lemon Cake Recipe It’s been brewed in Italy for centuries, so it’s a traditional brew that also holds great sentimental value in Italian homes.

Enjoying this lemon cake with the family means share a little piece of its history, flavors and culture. Do you dare to prepare it at home and enter this special moment? Here we leave you other lemon dessert ideas, very fresh!

Italian lemon cake

For 6 people


  • 3 eggs
  • 140 grams of sugar
  • 8 grams of vanilla sugar
  • 120 milliliters of sunflower oil
  • 100 grams of plain yogurt
  • Two lemons
  • 250 grams of flour
  • 12 grams of baking powder
  • 3-4 tablespoons of powdered sugar

Step by step

  1. Make the main mixture

    Put the eggs, sugar and vanilla in a bowl. We beat with the electric rods until we have a homogeneous mixture. As soon as it is ready, add the sunflower oil, the natural yogurt and beat well again.

  2. Add the lemon and the flour

    Peel the lemon over the mixture, making sure only the yellow part falls through. Add the lemon juice and beat again. Once ready, add the sifted flour and baking powder to the dough. Mix again until all ingredients are well incorporated.

  3. bake your cake

    In a form lined with baking paper, pour the main mixture. Put the cake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes at 180 degrees.

  4. Prepare the cake icing

    In a small bowl, mix the powdered or powdered sugar with the juice of half a lemon.

  5. over the cake

    Take the cake out of the oven and once it has cooled, cover it with the lemon glaze.

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