Lemon Cake with Raspberry Crème Fraîche Frosting

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recipe by Not Just Baked http://www.notjustbaked.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 40mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    8
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    619
based on 3 ratings

A moist citrus cake with light, sweet crème fraîche frosting, born in the moments of picking raspberries. I am not exactly sure how it all came together, but it went something like this…

recipe updated Oct 20, 2018

Ingredients

  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    292g
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    204g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    4g
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
    3g
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    as needed
  • Milk icon
    Milk
    240ml
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    58g
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    100g
  • Grapeseed oil icon
    Grapeseed oil
    240ml
  • Raspberries icon
    Raspberries
    238g
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    13g
  • Honey icon
    Honey
    7g
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    0g
  • Crème fraîche icon
    Crème fraîche
    240g
  • Raspberries icon
    Raspberries
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Zester
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Saucepan
  • kCook icon Round pan - 9 x 2"
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat
  2. Grease a round pan
  3. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Add all purpose flour
  5. Add granulated sugar
  6. Add baking powder
  7. Add baking soda
  8. Add zest of lemon
  9. Whisk briefly then set aside
  10. Get a clean medium bowl
  11. Add milk
  12. Add juice of, zest of lemon
  13. Add egg
  14. Add grapeseed oil
  15. Whisk until well combined
  16. Transfer wet ingredients to batter
  17. Mix gently until just combined
  18. Pour batter into round pan
  19. Bake for 45min until skewer tests clean
  20. Get a clean saucepan
  21. Add raspberries
  22. Add granulated sugar
  23. Add honey
  24. Add fine sea salt
  25. Cook for approx 5min on low heat
  26. Let cool completely
  27. Get a clean medium bowl
  28. Add crème fraîche
  29. Transfer fruit to frosting
  30. Fold
  31. Spread evenly
  32. Top with raspberries
  33. Serve immediately
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