Lemon drizzle cake

Ideal for high tea, picnics and just cause you love cakes!

Very simple to make.

Lemon drizzle cake
Lemon drizzle cake
  • Serves: Many
  • Prep time: 5-10 minutes
  • Cook time: 30 minutes
  • Total time: 40 minutes
Ingredients
  • 175g Block of butter
  • 175g Sugar
  • 175g Self raising flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • For the icing
  • 100g Icing sugar
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
Preparation method
Step 1 Line a 2lb loaf tin with grease proof paper
Step 2 Add butter and sugar to a food blender and blend until you get a fluffy mixture
Step 3 Add eggs, flour, baking powder and lemon zest and continue to blend until smooth.
Step 4 Pour you mixture in to you lined tin and place in the oven for 30-35 minutes
Step 5 Once ready, turned golden and edges coming away from side of tin, turn out on a wire rack a let cool

Lemon drizzle cake
Lemon drizzle cake
Step 6 Whilst cooling prepare your icing by mixing lemon juice with the icing sugar.
Step 7 Drizzle the icing over the cake and once set and cooled completely serve and enjoy

Lemon drizzle cake
Lemon drizzle cake
Step 8 This will get for a week if wrapped in cling film

Simple Chocolate Muffins – that you can make with the Kids

Nice and easy muffins that you can make with the kids on a wet day!

chocolate muffin
  • Serves: 12
  • prepTime: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 20 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes
Ingredients
  • 125g Plain flour (For mixing bowl)
  • 25g Coco powder (For mixing bowl)
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder (For mixing bowl)
  • 1 Egg (For jug)
  • 60g Sugar (For jug)
  • 2 tablespoons Oil (For jug)
  • 100ml Milk (For jug)
  • 500g Icing sugar (For Icing)
  • 0.5 – 1 tablespoon warm water (For Icing)
Preparation method
Step 1 Pre heat oven to 160
Step 2 Mix all the ingredients in to a bowl that are described as “For mixing bowl” and mix together.
Step 3 Mix all the ingredients in to a jug that are described as “For Jug” and mix together.
Step 4 Now pour the jug ingredients in to the bowl of ingredients and mix. (add chocolate chips if you wish.)
Step 5 Spoon mixture in to bun cases and place in the oven for 20 minutes at 160 degrees. When the cracks appear on the top and you can put a cocktail stick in to the muffin and the stick is clear the muffins are done. Ta-dah!