Lemon Tea Ring

Carrie M.
This recipe was in my grandmother's recipe box, given to me by my aunt. My grandmother loved lemons, and this cake tastes like her favorite foods.
Course Dessert


  • cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 ⅔ cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 3 TB lemon rind
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 TB lemon juice
  • water


  • Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time.
  • In a separate bowl, mix flour, baking powder, salt, lemon rind, and ground almonds. Beat into creamed mixture in 3 parts, alternating with the milk.
  • Bake in tube pan at 350 degrees for 50 minutes.
  • Serve with powdered sugar glaze made with lemon juice and water (as necessary) and dust with powdered sugar.

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