Sticky lemon cake

Sticky lemon cake


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About this recipe: This is the perfect recipe for a moist lemon cake...great with a cuppa!

jomo Hampshire, England, UK

Serves: 6 

  • 110g (4 oz) caster sugar
  • 110g (4 oz) margarine
  • 140g (5 oz) self raising flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 or 3 tablespoons lemon curd
  • 1 teaspoon caster sugar
  • lemon juice

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Beat 110g caster sugar, margarine, flour, eggs and curd until smooth. Pour into a loaf tin.
  2. Bake for 30 minutes (around 180 degrees C) then turn down a little and cook for a further 5-10 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
  3. While the cake is still hot, melt a teaspoon of caster sugar and a little lemon juice in a saucepan or microwave, and pour over the cake.
  4. Sprinkle over some caster sugar (optional).

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Reviews (4)


Something else. I used this recipe to make cupcakes. The mixture made 8 cakes and I baked them on gas mark 5 for 25 mins. - 03 Nov 2009


Great cake, especially if caught on hop by visitor's its so quick. My stand by recipe. - 08 May 2016


absolutely delicious had to cover with foil and cook for a bit longer on a lower temp but that maybe because I added extra lemon curd, but yummy yummy yummy - 13 Apr 2013

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