Ginger lemon butter cake..

By shanobiju

December 8, 2016


115 g All purpose flour/ maida

115 g Salted butter

90 g Granulated sugar

1/2 tsp Baking powder

2 Egg

1 tsp Lemon juice

1 tsp Lemonzest

Ginger 1 " piece

3 1/2 tbsp Water


1Grease and dust 6" round tin. Separate the egg yolk and whites. Pre heat the oven at 150 degree C. Sift the flour and baking powder thrice . Powder the granulated sugar and sift it once.

2Keep the lemonzest and juice ready. Chop the ginger into very fine pieces and cook in 1 tbsp of water for a minute or two to remove the raw taste.

3Beat the egg whites till stiff.

4Cream the butter ,powdered sugar and lemon zest well.

5Add lightly beaten egg yolks.

6Fold in flour , cooked ginger , lemon juice and water starting and ending with flour. Do not stir the batter.Gently fold it using a rubber spatula.

7Now very gently fold in beaten egg whites.

8Transfer the batter into the prepared cake tin .

9Bake for 35 -40 mins at 150 degree C or until done.


15 Reviews

Sowmya Sharma

January 21, 2019

Is there a eggless version to this?
Thank you

Shano Biju

January 8, 2018

Thankyou Purnima..your words are very encouraging 🙂

Purnima samson

December 21, 2017

This was the best..Going to do this fr Christmas again..Want to treat my in-laws to this

Shano Biju

January 19, 2017 can add vanilla essence instead..


January 12, 2017

Dis looks really simple n awesome…aunty is it OK if I avoid lemon & ginger for a plain butter cake?

Shano Biju

December 20, 2016

Thankyou Nishida..your words are very encouraging..beautiful feedback ..
Very happy to know that you all like it..
God Bless..😍

Nishida Bijo

December 19, 2016

Hi Mam,
Today I baked this cake and my husband really liked it. it is new flavour for us. Thank you so much for the recipe. Really helpful for a new Baker like me. And whenever we feel like baking, I just go through your blog and quickly bake one recipe.
Also I have tried your chocolate cake and date cake which my husband liked.. I am glad.. May JESUS bless you with new recipes and inspiration for us..

Shano Biju

December 11, 2016

Very happy to know that..Thankyou so much for the lovely feedback..Nileena..


December 11, 2016

Many thanks for sharing such a wonderful recipe . I tried it out and came out super duper..It was soft and moist..

Shano Biju

December 10, 2016

Dry ginger powder..Vandita

Shano Biju

December 10, 2016

Yes..I always powder granulated sugar..


December 9, 2016

Instead of of ginger what can I use


December 9, 2016

Is it necessary to powder the granulated sugar….can we not use either boora or icing sugar

Shano Biju

December 8, 2016 can add oil instead..


December 8, 2016

Instead of butter why can we use

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