This Easy Chocolate Cake With Lemon Icing Recipe Is a Unlikely Pairing – But It Works by 30Seconds Food

4 months ago
This Easy Chocolate Cake With Lemon Icing Recipe Is a Unlikely Pairing – But It Works

You don't see chocolate paired with lemon too often. What we're wondering is, why not? This easy chocolate cake recipe with lemon icing just works.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes


Chocolate Cake

Lemon Frosting

Here's how to make it:

  1. To make the cake, combine the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl. Whisk to combine.
  2. Add the eggs, milk and vanilla and mix with an electric mixer for about 2 minutes. Carefully add the boiling water and mix until combined.
  3. Pour the batter into a greased and floured 13x-9-inch baking pan. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 35 to 40 minutes. Cool slightly then invert onto a serving platter. Cool completely.
  4. To make the frosting, combine the butter, lemon juice, vanilla and powdered sugar. Beat until fluffy. Add the yellow food coloring to achieve desired color, if using. (Add more powdered sugar, if needed, to get the right frosting consistency.)
  5. Frost the cooled cake.

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
I love lemon on just about anything, but I have to say, I don't know if I've ever had it on chocolate! I will definitely be trying this!! Donna John
This is a great idea.
What an amazing dessert! 🍋

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