Can we just all agree that lemon is pretty much the best dessert flavor in the whole planet? I mean it’s citrusy and goes deliciously well with a sweet cake. It’s also incredibly versatile, and I haven’t found the first person that doesn’t like something with lemon. My favorite to make the lemon really shine is this Easy 2 Step Lemon Cake Squares Recipe with Paleo Frosting (yes, I said Paleo Frosting).
Lemon Cake Squares are an incredibly delicious dessert! I mean it’s one of my favorite cakes ever. They are packed with flavor are super soft and moist and are super easy and quick to make.
Actually, let’s talk about that for a hot second, because these cake squares take literally so little time to make that you’ll find yourself whipping them up again and again. Most of the time of the cake making process is going to be spent baking the cake and not actually mixing anything, so that’s how quick it is.
And the frosting. Oh my gosh the frosting!! I thought that I would never find a frosting as delicious as this one! I mean this tastes like if it came out of a posh a bakery, but it’s incredibly easy to make (2 steps easy) and uses super traditional ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. And yes, it’s paleo. This frosting is actually paleo (excuse me while I dance a bit).
The frosting is just as easy as mixing solid coconut oil with some honey and a few drops of vanilla in your food processor until smooth. Then just place it in the fridge for a couple of minutes and frost your Lemon Cake Squares with it. It’s mildly sweet and dairy free (can you say amazing?).
And while you are decorating your cake add a couple of lemon slices to make them look extra cute and put together.
- ¼ Cup raw honey
- 2 Eggs
- ½ Cup coconut flour
- ½ Cup almond flour
- ¼ Cup coconut butter
- ¼ Cup lemon juice
- 1 Tsp baking soda
- a pinch sea salt
- 1 Tsp vanilla extract
- Lemons slices for garnish
- *For Frosting*
- 1 Cup solid coconut oil
- ½ Cup raw honey
- ½ Tbsp coconut milk
- ½ Tsp vanilla extract
- *For the Frosting*
- In a food processor place the coconut oil, honey, milk, and vanilla.
- Pulse until smooth.
- Keep in the fridge until ready to use.
- *Lemon Cake Squares*
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- In a bowl whisk the butter and honey until the mixture is uniform.
- Continue beating and add the remaining ingredients. Mix until everything is well incorporated.
- In a greased baking tin pour the batter and place into the oven for 30 minutes.
- Remove cake from oven, and let it cool.
- Decorate with the frosting and lemon slices.
- Cut into squares, serve and enjoy.