Citrus lemon loaf cake

Citrus lemon loaf cake


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About this recipe: This lovely citrus lemon cake is a firm favourite in our household. Great recipe to have on hand for unexpected visitors.


Serves: 6 

  • 110g butter
  • 110g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon lemon curd
  • 110g self raising flour
  • 4 tablespoons lemon marmalade

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Extra time:1hr cooling  ›  Ready in:2hr10min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 160 C / Gas 2/3. Grease and line a 450g loaf tin.
  2. Beat the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time until well blended. Add the lemon juice, zest and curd. Fold in the flour and mix well. Transfer to the prepared loaf tin.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 50 to 60 minutes until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Remove from the oven and while still hot, spread the lemon marmalade over the top of the cake and leave to cool for 1 hour. Slice and serve.

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