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  • Luby's Lemon Sour Cream Cake by AllieK

    Posted by AllieK - November 05,2004


    Source: We Love Recipes - This is a recipe from Luby's Cafeteria in Texas which is very popular.

    1 C. softened butter
    1/2 C. solid all-vegetable shortening
    3 C. sugar
    5 extra-large eggs
    1 C. sour cream
    1/4 C. whole milk
    3 C. flour sifted with 1/2 tsp. baking powder
    2 tsp. lemon extract
    1 tsp. vanilla extract
    Lemon Sauce (recipe follows)

    Preheat oven to 325F.

    In a large bowl, cream butter, shortening and sugar until smooth and fluffy.

    Add eggs, one at a time, then add sour cream and milk, mixing until smooth. Blend flour mixture into batter with a rubber spatula, stir in the extracts.

    Pour into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan and bake 1 hour 30 minutes or until a tester inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake in the pan 10 minutes. Remove the cake from pan and cool on a rack. Drizzle with Lemon Sauce to serve.

    Lemon Sauce
    2 C. confectioners' sugar, sifted
    4 T. melted butter
    1/2 C. fresh lemon juice

    In a medium-size bowl, whisk together sugar, butter and lemon juice until smooth.
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