Pecan and lemon drizzle cake

Pecan and lemon drizzle cake


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About this recipe: This is a delicious lemon drizzle cake. Omit the pecans if you're looking for a plain lemon drizzle cake.


Serves: 14 

  • 250g butter
  • 250g icing sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 225g cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 60g chopped pecans
  • Lemon drizzle
  • 125g sifted icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Extra time:10min  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and 250g icing sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in flour and vanilla, then pecans and lemon peel. Turn batter into greased 23cm tube cake pan.
  2. Bake at 170 C / Gas mark 3 for 40 to 45 minutes, or until done. Cool. Remove cake from pan, and turn out onto serving plate.
  3. Make the lemon drizzle by mixing 125g icing sugar with fresh lemon juice. Drizzle over cake.

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Reviews (2)


This is probably the most delicious cake I have EVER made. So moist and tasty. I used gluten free flour. - 25 Mar 2014


Yours looks so much more elegant than mine, LOL, but a great recipe and tastes terrific! - 08 Jun 2013

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