Lemon Cake Cookies

Category: Cookies & Candies


2 1/2 cup cake flour
3/4 tsp baking powder
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
9 Tbsps unsalted butter
1 cup sugar
1 tbsp lemon zest
2 l egg yolks
1 l egg (whole)
1 1/4 cup sour cream

6 Tbsps unsalted butter
1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
3 Tbsps lemon juice


Cookies: Preheat oven to 375 deg F. Line baking sheets w/parchment paper. Sift together dry ingredients, set aside. Cream butter, sugar, and lemon zest. Add eggs, blend. Add sour cream, blend. Fold in dry ingredients, mix until smooth. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto cookie sheets bake until cookies are just beginning to brown (~12 min.). Cool on a rack.

Glaze: Melt butter over low heat. Add sugar and juice, whisk until smooth. Brush the glaze onto cooled cookies, let sit until glaze hardens (several hours). Cookies can be refrigerated to speed setting time.

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