Lemon Drizzle Cake

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So the lemons in this dish do not make it count as one of your five a day unfortunately - but definitely worth the indulgence.

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Lemon Drizzle Cake

So the lemons in this dish do not make it count as one of your five a day unfortunately – but definitely worth the indulgence.
Servings 10 people
Total Time 1 hr

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 180oc
    Grease a non stick loaf tin and then dust with flour to prevent sticking.
  • Cream the butter and sugar together then gradually add in the beaten eggs. Mix until light and fluffy.
    Lemon Drizzle Cake recipe by home cooking with julie neville
  • Stir in the flour, baking powder and lemon zest and mix well before adding in just two tablespoons of the lemon juice.
    Lemon Drizzle Cake recipe by home cooking with julie neville
  • Mix until combined then beat in the milk.
  • Pour into the cake tin and bake for around 45 minutes until a skewer comes out clean.
    Lemon Drizzle Cake recipe by home cooking with julie neville

To make the drizzle:

  • Start by mixing 50g icing sugar with the remaining lemon juice – it should be a runny consistency but if too watery you can add more icing sugar if required.
    Lemon Drizzle Cake recipe by home cooking with julie neville
  • Remove the cake from the oven and leave to cool in the tin for five minutes before transferring to a plate.
  • Using a skewer, make holes all over the top of the cake.
    Lemon Drizzle Cake recipe by home cooking with julie neville
  • Pour the drizzle over the top of the cake and allow to absorb through the holes.
    Then devour!
    Lemon Drizzle Cake recipe by home cooking with julie neville
Course: Dessert, Sweet
Keyword: Cake, Lemon

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