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1 cup plus 2 tablespoons cake flour
1/8 teaspoon baking powder
Grated zest of 1 1/2 lemons
3 large eggs
1 cup granulated sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons heavy cream
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled
Heat oven to 325°F. Butter an 8 1/2-by-4 1/2-inch loaf pan and dust with flour, tapping out excess.
Whisk together the flour and baking powder to break up any lumps, then stir in the lemon zest; set aside.
Beat eggs at medium speed with an electric mixer until frothy. Gradually add the sugar and salt; increase speed to high and continue beating until thickened and pale, about 3 minutes more.
Reduce speed to low and add the flour mixture and cream alternately in three additions. Add the melted butter and mix until combined. Spread the batter into the prepared pan, smoothing the top with a rubber spatula.
Bake for 65 to 70 minutes, or until the top of the cake is golden and a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Cool the cake in the pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes, then turn the cake out of the pan and cool completely on the rack.
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