Cookbook:Lemon Drizzle Cake

Lemon Drizzle Cake
CategoryCake recipes
Time40 minutes

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes | Dessert

Lemon drizzle cake is a simple butter cake flavored with lemon zest and juice, and topped with a lemony icing.

Ingredients edit

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Procedure edit

  1. Preheat the oven to 190 °C (374 °F). Grease and line a 20 cm (7.9 in) square cake tin.
  2. Beat the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl, until soft and fluffy.
  3. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then lemon juice and zest.
  4. Fold the flour and baking powder into the mixture.
  5. Spoon the mixture into the cake tin.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Transfer the cake to a wire rack and leave it to cool.
  8. Mix the icing sugar and lemon juice in a bowl until it is thick enough to coat the back of spoon.
  9. Drizzle the icing over the cake.
  10. Enjoy!