About this recipe:This is a delicious lemon drizzle cake. Omit the pecans if you're looking for a plain lemon drizzle cake.
250g icing sugar
225g cake flour
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon lemon zest
60g chopped pecans
125g sifted icing sugar
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
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Method Prep:20min › Cook:45min › Extra time:10min › Ready in:1hr15min
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.
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.
Make the lemon drizzle by mixing 125g icing sugar with fresh lemon juice. Drizzle over cake.