Delicious Ginger Lemon Cake

Ginger lemon cakeIt's time to make yet another delicious cake preparation. A combination of lemon zest and ginger adds a unique and sharp flavor to the cake. It's a perfect entry for your evening tea time. While making this delicious preparation, make sure you include the correct proportions of the two primary flavoring ingredients else it may spoil the entire cake. You can keep it for up to 3 to 4 days so making extra servings doesn't harm. Do not hesitate in adding nuts and other crunchy add-ons in the cake batter. Instead of using regular castor sugar, brown sugar can also be used. So, let's get started and quickly make this mouthwatering cake recipe which is flavored with fresh lemon zest and equally fresh ginger.

Ginger lemon cake
Delicious Ginger Lemon Cake

Gingerbread lemon cake

Relish this unique and light cake preparation which is flavored with ginger and lemon zest and is baked to perfection for a unique and aromatic flavor.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour
Servings: 10 servings

  • 2-1/2 cups all purpose wheat flour
  • 1-1/2 tsp finely grated ginger
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1-1/2 cups castor sugar
  • 1/3 tsp salt
  • 4 medium-sized eggs (lightly whipped)
  • 75 gm unsalted butter (melted)
  • 1/2 cup caramelized brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • chopped nuts and raisins (for garnish)


  1. Preheat oven at 162 °C.
  2. Grease the cake tin with butter and keep aside.
  3. In a large food processor, pulse lemon zest, grated ginger, castor sugar, caramelized brown sugar, whipped eggs and unsalted butter till everything is mixed well and you get a smooth and fluffy texture.
  4. Add baking soda, salt and vanilla extract in it.
  5. Pulse again for half a minute.
  6. Start adding flour in small quantities while pulsing at a low speed.
  7. Pulse till all the flour is mixed well and everything forms a smooth cake batter.
  8. Transfer this batter into the greased cake tin.
  9. Bake for about 60 minutes.
  10. Let it cool down for about 20 minutes and scrape out the cake.
  11. Garnish with chopped nuts and raisins.
  12. Cut in your desired shape before serving.