Lina’s Lemon Cake

Recipe courtesy of Lina
Makes 2- 9” round cake layers or 24 to 26 cupcakes.
Preheat oven to 350° and bake for 30-35 mins for cake layers.
Preheat oven to 350° and bake for 20-25 mins for cupcakes.
2-1/2 cups flour
2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup salted butter (room temperature, but not too soft)
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
½ cup whole or 2% milk
½ cup Lina’s Crema di Limoncello
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Zest from one lemon (about 2 tablespoon)
NOTE: Cake Ingredients are used for Eva Cupcakes, Lemon Lavender and Rose Petal Cupcakes and Lina Colada Cake
Beat butter and sugar well, then add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition. Beat 2-3 minutes more until light and fluffy. Add baking powder, lemon juice and zest. Combine milk and Lina’s Crema di Limoncello. Add 1/3 flour, mix well, then add 1/3 milk. Alternate with four & milk ending with flour, mix another 1-2 minutes until smooth and well combined, do not overbeat.

Baking Directions:
Pour into prepared cupcake pans and bake in middle rack of oven for approximately 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean. Move to rack until completely cooled.