Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Lemon Drizzle Cake

Lemon drizzle cake. What better comfort food than a moist lemon cake? If you love lemons and cake and are looking for a way to combine the two than this is the recipe for you. I absolutely love citrus flavors, I'm more of a citrus fan then a berry one so this cake is a real winner for me!

This cake is very easy to make as you just put all the ingredients in a bowl then in the oven it goes! I especially love this cake at this time of year as it feels slightly springy yet still comforting as we in England are going through the transition slowly but surely of winter to spring.

Easy Lemon Drizzle Cake:
*Disclaimer this recipe has been adapted from Tanya Burr's recipe*
160g Plain Flour
2 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
170g Caster Sugar
170g Butter
3 Eggs
Zest and Juice of 2 Lemons
110g Icing Sugar

1. Preheat the oven to gas mark 4. Mix together the eggs, flour, sugar, baking powder and zest of 2 lemons until well combined.
2. Put into a greased and floured loaf tin. Bake for 45 minutes.
3. Make the drizzle by mixing together the icing sugar and juice of 2 lemons.
4. Once the cake is ready remove it from the tin and poke it all over with a skewer or knife, then pour the drizzle onto the cake.
5. Best served warmmmm.

And there you have it! A simple lemon drizzle cake recipe that will be done in just over an hour! 
If you want you can use mini loaf tins to make individual lemon drizzle cakes instead of one big one.