Lemon Drizzle Cake

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Lemon Drizzle Cake. A delightful citrus cake made with fresh lemons. An incredible combination of Sharp and Sweet.

Lemon Drizzle Cake

Yields10 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 15 mins

 100 g Margarine
 100 g Caster Sugar
 2 Eggs
 4 tbsp Milk
 2 Lemons
 200 g Self Raising Flour
 5 fl oz Lemon Juice
 50 g Caster Sugar

1

Pre-heat the oven to 140ºC, Gas Mark 4.

2

Cream together the margarine and 100g of caster sugar in a bowl.

3

Add the eggs, one at a time and then add the milk.

4

Fold in the flour and the zest from 2 lemons.

5

Bake in a lined loaf tin on the middle shelf of the oven for 1 hour.

6

When the cake is cooked, remove from the oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes.

7

Puncture the entire surface of the cake using a fork.

8

In a jug, mix together the lemon juice and 50g of caster sugar. Mix well.

9

Pour the lemon juice over the cake slowly, allowing it to penetrate the cake. Allow to stand for 30 minutes before cutting.

10

lemon drizzle 2

Ingredients

 100 g Margarine
 100 g Caster Sugar
 2 Eggs
 4 tbsp Milk
 2 Lemons
 200 g Self Raising Flour
 5 fl oz Lemon Juice
 50 g Caster Sugar

Directions

1

Pre-heat the oven to 140ºC, Gas Mark 4.

2

Cream together the margarine and 100g of caster sugar in a bowl.

3

Add the eggs, one at a time and then add the milk.

4

Fold in the flour and the zest from 2 lemons.

5

Bake in a lined loaf tin on the middle shelf of the oven for 1 hour.

6

When the cake is cooked, remove from the oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes.

7

Puncture the entire surface of the cake using a fork.

8

In a jug, mix together the lemon juice and 50g of caster sugar. Mix well.

9

Pour the lemon juice over the cake slowly, allowing it to penetrate the cake. Allow to stand for 30 minutes before cutting.

10

lemon drizzle 2

Lemon Drizzle Cake

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