Lemon Drizzle Cake

Lemon Drizzle Cake

Hands up if you like lemon drizzle cake?! I do! Here is my lemon drizzle cake, perfect for easter as I have decorated with Easter eggs and little chicks!

lemon drizzle

 If you like this lemon drizzle recipe, then you may want to check out my Easter bunny cake recipe.

LEMON DRIZZLE CAKE RECIPE

You will need:

175g (6oz) unsalted butter, softened

175g (6oz) caster sugar

3 medium eggs (beaten)

3 lemons

125g (4oz) gluten free self raising flour

50g ground almonds

2 tablespoons live yoghurt

What to do:

1. Pre-heat oven to 160ºC (140ºC fan). Grease and line a 900g loaf tin with baking paper.

2. In a large bowl, with an electric whisk, beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

3. Gradually beat in the eggs, with the finely grated zest of two lemons and the juice of ½ a lemon.

4. Fold the flour and ground almonds and the natural yoghurt into the mixture and then spoon into the loaf tin.

5. Bake for 40-50 mins until cake tester comes out clean. Leave to cool.

6. For the icing, use the other half of the lemon juice and mix with icing sugar and water to create a paste and drizzle over the cake!

Enjoy!

LEMON DRIZZLE CAKE RECIPE

Gluten Free delicious lemon drizzle!

Author The Gluten Free Greek

Ingredients

  • 175 g 6oz unsalted butter, softened
  • 175 g 6oz caster sugar
  • 3 medium eggs beaten
  • 3 lemons
  • 125 g 4oz gluten free self raising flour
  • 50 g ground almonds
  • 2 tablespoons live yoghurt

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 160ºC (140ºC fan). Grease and line a 900g loaf tin with baking paper.
  2. In a large bowl, with an electric whisk, beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Gradually beat in the eggs, with the finely grated zest of two lemons and the juice of ½ a lemon.
  4. Fold the flour and ground almonds and the natural yoghurt into the mixture and then spoon into the loaf tin.
  5. Bake for 40-50 mins until cake tester comes out clean. Leave to cool.
  6. For the icing, use the other half of the lemon juice and mix with icing sugar and water to create a paste and drizzle over the cake!

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2 Comments

  1. 30th March 2018 / 1:37 pm

    Looks sooo good! Happy Easter Christiana!

    • cbotziou
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      30th March 2018 / 2:48 pm

      Thankyou Athina! Happy Easter to you too! xx

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