Lemon Pudding Cake
Like magic, pudding cakes separate into two layers during baking: airy and soufflé-like on top, dense and custardy below. We wanted a foolproof recipe for a creamy pudding, tender cake, and bright lemon flavor.
SEASON 3The Chemistry of Cakes
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
For the brightest lemon flavor in our Lemon Pudding Cake, we used a full half-cup of lemon juice. To coax even more flavor from the lemons, we creamed a bit of grated zest with the butter and sugar. A bit of cornstarch gently firmed the pud...