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

Radish Butter

Cook Time: 20 minutes
Makes: 3 half pint jar

What you will need:

  • 16 radishes
  • 1 1/2 c. salted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 tbs. chopped fresh marjoram
  • 1 tbs. thinly sliced garlic greens (from the growing tops of the garlic in the garden)
  • 2 tbs. chopped fennel fronds
  • fresh cracked black pepper

What to do:

Puree the radishes in a food processor. Add in the butter and the fresh herbs and mix until everything is thoroughly combined. Season with fresh cracked black pepper to taste.