POLISH LEMON COFFEE CAKE {CIASTO CYTRYNOWE}


POLISH LEMON COFFEE CAKE {CIASTO CYTRYNOWE}

INGREDIENTS

9 oz / 250 g of butter at room temperature
3/4 cup / 175 g of granulated sugar
3 eggs at room temperature
1 1/2 cups / 190 g flour
1 tsp of baking powder
Pinch of salt
Zest of 1 lemon
Juice of 1/2 lemon
Additionally:
1/2 cup of water
1/4 cup of honey
Juice of 2 lemons

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat oven to 350°F / 180°C.
Beat butter with sugar until fluffy, add eggs one by one.
Mix flour with baking powder and salt and add to sugar/egg mixture.
Next, add lemon zest and lemon juice.
Transfer mixture into greased 9 in round pan. Bake for 40-50 min. Watch it, so it doesn't burn.
In the mean time, combine water, honey and lemon juice and heat on low until warm and combined.
When cake is ready, take out of the pan onto a plate. With a wooded skewer poke holes in the cake, through to the bottom. Spoon water/honey/lemon juice mixture onto the cake to soak it.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired.