Lemon drizzle cake

Lemon drizzle cake


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About this recipe: This is a lovely traditional lemon drizzle cake which tastes fabulous


Serves: 8 

  • 125g butter or margarine
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 185g self raising flour
  • a pinch of baking powder
  • 1 lemon, rind grated and juiced
  • ¼ cup milk, or as needed
  • 4 tablespoons icing sugar

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

  1. Grease and line 20cm deep cake tin. Preheat oven to 160 degrees C.
  2. Beat together the butter, caster sugar, eggs, self-raising flour, baking powder, the lemon rind and enough milk to make a fairly soft consistency.
  3. Put into tin and bake for about an hour until well risen and springy to touch.
  4. Mix together icing sugar and 3 tablespoons lemon juice in a pan over very low heat.
  5. As soon as cake comes out of oven prick top of cake with fine skewer and pour the icing/syrup over it. Leave to cool in tin for 10 minutes then transfer to rack to finish cooling.

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It tasted lovely and texture was springy and nice except for the middle where my cake sunk a bit. - 14 Jul 2010

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