🍋Lemon Sheet Cake🐥


For Cake:

  • 3/4 cups unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt (or sour cream)
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour

For Icing:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 8oz softened cream cheese
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 3-4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • lemon zest



For Cake:

1Preheat oven to 350

2In a large saucepan melt butter over medium heat, stirring often. Turn off heat and whisk in lemon juice and sugar. Stir in yogurt, eggs, vanilla, and salt. Add baking powder, baking soda, cornstarch, and flour, mixing until well combined.

3Pour into greased jelly roll pan and bake 15 minutes or until tester inserted into center of cake comes out clean. (Or for a thicker cake bake in a 9×13″ pan for 25-30 minutes)

For Frosting:

1In a mixing bowl beat butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy. Mix in powdered sugar and 2 TBS lemon juice. If too thick, add more lemon juice and beat until fluffy.

2Spread over cooled cake and top with lemon zest.


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