All Purpose flour -- 200g
Baking powder -- ¼ tsp
Salt -- ¼ tsp
Unsalted butter -- 227g/2 sticks(softened)
Granulated sugar -- 250g
Eggs -- 4 Large, at room temperature
Lemon zest -- 1 tsp
Vanilla extract -- 1 tsp
Heavy cream -- 80ml
Preheat oven to 350 F. Prepare a 4 x 8 inch pan - Grease and line it with parchment paper.
Sift flour with baking powder and salt and set aside.
Cream the softened butter in a mixer at medium high speed until creamy (about 2 mins). Add sugar and continue beating for about 4 mins until light and fluffy.
Reduce the speed to low and add the eggs one at a time, until well blended.
Add the lemon zest and vanilla extract.
Add flour mixture in 3 additions, alternating it with heavy cream.
Pour into prepared pan and bake for 60-70 mins (It took 68 mins for me) , until the cake turns brown and a skewer comes out clean.
Recipe Courtesy: Shirley