Lemon sponge cake

Lemon sponge cake


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About this recipe: This cake recipe is about 60 years old. I hope that you will enjoy this one.


Serves: 12 

  • 150g cake flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 6 tablespoons (90ml) hot milk

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4.
  2. Sift together flour, salt and baking powder.
  3. In a large bowl, beat eggs until fluffy and lemon coloured. Gradually beat in sugar. Stir in lemon juice and flavouring. Add sifted flour mixture gradually while beating; beat only enough to blend. Add hot milk quickly 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until blended. Pour into ungreased 23cm cake tin at once.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 to 55 minutes, or until golden brown and firm to touch. Invert, and cool in tin. Then loosen sides, and turn out on cake rack to cool completely.

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The cake was very easy to make, but a bit too sweet for my liking, Thanks for sharing it - 03 Apr 2012

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