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Servings 10 slices
Calories 387 kcal
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins

Equipment

  • 1lb loaf tim

Ingredients
 

  • 225 g butter or cake margarine, soft
  • 225 g golden caster sugar
  • 225 g self-raising flour
  • 4 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • juice and zest 4 large lemons
  • 4 tbsp granulated sugar

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 160C fan gas 4.
  • Beat the butter or margarine until fluffy.
  • Add the beaten eggs one at a time, making sure you beat well.
  • Add 2 tbsp lemon juice and the zest from all the lemons
  • Gently beat in the sieved flour and baking powder.
  • Divide between the 2 lined tins.
  • Bake until firm to the touch and with a nice colour, round 35-40 minutes.
  • Once cooked, remove from the oven and leave to cool for 10 minutes.
  • Mix the remainder of the lemon juice with the granulated sugar and boil until dissolved and a little syrupy, about 10 minutes.
  • Pour over the cakes evenly and leave to cool completely.
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Notes

This recipe makes 2 x 1lb loaf cake.
Nutrition Facts
Mrs Kirkham’s Lemon Drizzle Cake
Amount per Serving
Calories
387
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
20
g
31
%
Saturated Fat
 
4
g
25
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
5
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
10
g
Cholesterol
 
65
mg
22
%
Sodium
 
282
mg
12
%
Potassium
 
116
mg
3
%
Carbohydrates
 
48
g
16
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
29
g
32
%
Protein
 
6
g
12
%
Vitamin A
 
910
IU
18
%
Vitamin C
 
23
mg
28
%
Calcium
 
55
mg
6
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword lemon
Course Cakes, Dessert
Cuisine British, Easter, ITV This Morning, Spring, Summer, Winter
4.25 from 4 votes

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