Lemon Cake
  • 1 1/2 cups butter or margarine at room temperature
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 5 lg eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp lemon extract or 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 7/8 cup ginger ale or similar soda
  1. Cream butter until light. Cream in sugar, beat until fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time. Beat in 1 cup flour then add extracts and a little ginger ale. Continue adding flour, alternating with ginger ale until all are used. Pour batter into 2 greased and Reynolds Parchment Paper lined 9x5" loaf pans, or 1 greased and floured 10" bunt pan. Bake 1hr 45 mins. (if using bunt pan, baking time will be slightly longer). Let cool in pan
My neighbor, who is like a grandmother to me, threw me a wedding shower when my husband and I got married 20 years ago. Each of the guests had to bring a recipe for me. This is the recipe I got from my neighbor.