We had our house inspected by the fire department so we could make it safer during wild fire season, which is now several months of the year in California. One of the suggestions was to remove several large ornamental grasses from the front yard because embers from a wild fire could start a fire inside the grasses and they were all too close to the house. The large grasses actually die completely back in the winter and were just starting to leaf out again when we ripped them all out, good-bye 👋 The good news is I don't miss the decorative grasses at all but the other news is the front of our house now looks like my Meyer lemon 🍋 olive oil cake photo, very simple, less is more. Preparing our surroundings for fire season or even just thinking about fire season sucks but lemon cake will help with that. This cake is simple and definitely delicious with the lemony glaze, make it before the red flag 🚩 warnings start.
makes an 8" square cake