-250g plain flour
-225g butter (room temperature)
-250g caster sugar
-Zest of 1 lemon
-1tsp baking powder
-100g icing sugar
-Juice of 2 lemons
-125g icing sugar
-5tsps lemon juice
1 Grease and line a 2lb loaf tin and preheat the oven to 180C. Put all the cake ingredients in a bowl and whisk till smooth. Pour into the loaf tin and bake for 40 mins.
2 Stir the icing sugar and lemon juice together to make the syrup.
3 Prick all over with a skewer and pour over the lemon syrup. Leave the cake to cool completely in the tin.
4 For the icing: Stir together the sugar and lemon and then drizzle over the cake when it has cooled.