5 minute Lemon plumcake is a cake made with lemons, flour, sugar, eggs, oil or butter, cream, baking powder and salt; that can be prepared in less than 5 minutes.

Easy and quick to prepare, soft and with an authentic taste, it can be enjoyed during the day’s snacks.

Difficulty level : easy
Prep time : 15 mins
Rest time :
Cook time : 40 mins
Total time : 55 mins
Yield : 6 servings
1.75 cups (220 g) flour
2/3 cup (125 g) sugar
4 eggs
1/3 cup (80 ml) rapeseed oil or 1/2 cup (100 g) melted butter
1/4 cup (50 ml) whipping cream
1 tablespoon baking powder
2 lemons (juice and grated zest)
1 pinch of salt

Steps :

  • In a bowl, beat eggs with sugar and salt until fluffy.
  • Add lemon peel.
  • Squeeze the juice, strain through a sieve and pour into the mixture.
  • Add the cream, then the oil and continue to beat.
  • Sift the flour with the yeast and incorporate gently into the preparation.
  • Preheat oven to 392°F/200°C in static mode.
  • Pour the batter into a cake pan lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake for 5 minutes.
  • Lower the oven temperature to 320°F/160°C and continue baking for 35 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven, let cool in the pan for 10 minutes then turn out onto a rack.
  • Leave until completely cooled.
  • Serve and enjoy.

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