Nigella Lawson’s perfect every time Lemon Drizzle Cake
  • For the cake
  • 125 g unsalted butter
  • 175 g caster sugar
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 175 g self raising flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 4 tablespoons of whole milk
  • a loaf tin-buttered and lined
  • For the syrup
  • juice of 1 1/2 lemons
  • 100 g Icing sugar
  • For the glaze
  • juice of a lemon
  • 150 g Icing sugar

Preheat your oven to 180 degrees/gas mark 4. 1.Cream butter and sugar and add lemon zest and eggs, beating together well. 2.Gently fold in the flour and the salt. 3.Add milk and mix thoroughly. 4.Spoon batter into your prepared tin and bake for around 45 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. 5.Next make your syrup by putting the lemon juice and icing sugar into a saucepan and heat gently until the sugar has dissolved. 6.As soon as the cake is out of the oven, skewer all over and pour over the syrup. Leave cake to completely cool before removing from tin. (be patient!) 7.For the glaze, combine the lemon juice and icing sugar and drizzle liberally over the cake. Enjoy!


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