Holy Cow Cake

Taste the Heavens with Holy Cow Cake

Holy Cow Cake is a recipe sure to send your taste buds to seventh heaven! The unique combination of flavors – tart lemon and sweet cream cheese – is sure to leave you coming back for more. But what makes this cake truly special is its cultural origins. This recipe is an adaptation of a traditional Lithuanian favorite – Varpelis.

This heavenly cake is made up of two delicious layers. The first layer is a lemon-infused sponge cake, perfectly fluffy and bursting with tangy flavor. The second layer is a creamy cream cheese filling, featuring fresh vanilla and zesty lemon zest. The two layers combine to create a light, yet decadent dessert.


– 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
– 1 teaspoon baking powder
– 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
– 1/4 teaspoon salt
– 1/4 cup butter, melted
– 1/2 cup granulated sugar
– 1 large egg
– 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
– 2 tablespoons milk
– 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
– 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
– 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
– 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease and line an 8-inch round cake pan with parchment paper.

2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

3. In a large bowl, beat the melted butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg and beat until combined.

4. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined.

5. Stir in the lemon juice, milk, and lemon zest.

6. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow to cool completely before frosting.

7. To make the frosting, beat together the cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar, and vanilla extract until light and fluffy.

8. Spread the frosting over the cooled cake and enjoy!


This recipe for Holy Cow Cake is sure to delight even the most discerning of taste buds. With its unique combination of sweet and tart flavors and cultural influences, this cake will have you coming back for more. Give it a try today and treat yourself to a little taste of heaven!