Lemon Drizzle Cake

The Easiest Lemon Cake Recipe
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Ingredients

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For the cake:
225g Butter unsalted , softened
225g Caster sugar
4 Eggs
225g Self-rising flour
1 lemon Lemon zest finely grated
For the drizzle topping:
from 1 ½ lemons Lemon juice
85g Caster sugar

Nutritional information

399
calories
21g
fat
50g
carbohydrates
5g
protein
33g
sugar
1g
fiber
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    I’m not a huge baker or dessert maker and that’s why this Lemon Drizzle Cake is my favorite recipe choice for when I host a birthday party or need to deliver a cake dessert.

    It’s a really simple recipe that serves a very impressive slice of cake, no one would know you’re not the greatest baker. A lemon, sugar cake base with a lemon and sugar drizzle frosting soaked through. Easy-Peasy-Lemon-Squeezy!

    To make Lemon Drizzle Cake, you will need the following ingredients:

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    So, how to make Lemon Drizzle Cake?

    Steps

    1
    Done
    5

    Preheat oven

    Heat oven to 180 °C/fan or 160 °C/gas 4.

    2
    Done
    5

    Beat the butter and sugar

    In a bowl, beat the butter and sugar until pale and creamy.

    3
    Done
    5

    Add eggs

    Add 4 eggs, one at a time, slowly mixing to combine.

    4
    Done
    2

    Add flour

    Slowly sift the flour into the bowl and mix well.

    5
    Done
    3

    Add lemon zest

    Finely grate the zest from 1 lemon and stir until combined.

    6
    Done
    2

    Prepare batter to bake

    Grease an 8x12cm loaf tin and pour the batter evenly into the tin, smoothing over the top.

    7
    Done
    40

    Bake cake

    Bake in preheated oven for 40-45 minutes until a wooden toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Remove from oven and allow to cool in the tin.

    8
    Done
    3

    Prepare drizzle

    In a small bowl, mix the juice from 1½ lemon and caster sugar. Stir until a drizzle like texture forms.

    9
    Done
    5

    Drizzle cake

    Using a skewer or fork, prick holes all over the cake and pour the drizzle over, letting the juice sink in and the sugar harden, for a crisp topping.

    10
    Done

    Serve

    Leave the cake in the tin until completely cool before slicing and serving.

    11
    Done

    Store

    This cake stays fresh for 3-4 days in an airtight container or freeze for up to one month.

    This Lemon Drizzle Cake is the easiest baked cake recipe there is. Ready in an hour, with just a handful of ingredients, making impressive desserts is now at your fingertips! Let your juices flow and share your lemon drizzle creations with us! Tag #cookmerecipes in your own pictures and posts!

    Jeff is a 38-year-old bachelor who prefers not to waste his time on salads and light meals. He’s a true carnivore who knows how to enjoy food to the max! Jeff will tell you how to cook rich and filling meals from scratch, bringing some real meaty decadence to your kitchen. His recipes are sure to satisfy every meat lover!

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    Athina

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