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Recipe: How to bake Lemon drizzle cake

 

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Lemon Drizzle Cake
Lemon Drizzle Cake

Ingredients

-250g plain flour

-225g butter (room temperature)

-250g caster sugar

-Zest of 1 lemon

-1tsp baking powder

-4 eggs

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LEMON SYRUP

-100g icing sugar

-Juice of 2 lemons

ICING

-125g icing sugar

-5tsps lemon juice

Directions

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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.

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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.

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