Glazed Lemon Cake

    1 hour 15 min

    A moist lemon drizzle cake, good for afternoon tea.

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    Serves: 12 

    • 200g plain flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 75g butter
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 125ml milk
    • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
    • 60g chopped walnuts
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 1 lemon, juiced

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

    1. Whisk together flour, salt and baking powder.
    2. In a large bowl, cream butter, 200g sugar and eggs together until light and fluffy. Add milk alternately with flour mixture in two parts; mix well. Stir in grated lemon zest and nuts. Pour mixture into greased and floured 23x13cm loaf tin.
    3. Bake at 180 C / Gas mark 4 for 60 minutes. Allow to cool in the tin for 5 minutes.
    4. Mix together 100g sugar and the juice of one lemon to make a glaze. Remove bread from tin. Pour glaze over warm cake.

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    Very easy to make and tastes fantastic. Left out the walnuts as I didnt have any in the cupboard. Will definitely make again....and again...  -  09 Apr 2012


    Amazing cake, so light, fluffy and moist. Put my own lemon icing on it and made the most amazing lemon drizzle cake ever.  -  29 Apr 2012


    Made this twice now and family and friends love it. had to reduce the cooking slightly, but that's not a problem. yummyyyyy!  -  22 Dec 2011