Today we’re making the english classic lemon drizzle loaf this zesty cake has lemon in the batter lemon in the drizzle and lemon in the icing.

Lemon Drizzle Cake

Recipe by caion


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Check out the ingredients needed to make your Lemon Drizzle Cake in a simple and easy way!


  • Cake
  • 200g butter, softened

  • 200g caster sugar

  • 1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice

  • 3 eggs

  • 50ml whole milk

  • 220g self raising flour

  • 1/8 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp baking soda

  • Lemon Drizzle
  • 60g caster sugar

  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice

  • Lemon Glaze
  • 50g icing sugar (also known as confectioner’s sugar)

  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice (add more or less depending on consistency)


  • Preheat your oven to 180 degrees celsius or 350 degrees fahrenheit;
  • Grate the zest of two lemons into your mixing bowl;
  • Add 200 grams of soft butter;
  • Add 200 grams of caster sugar;
  • Cream this together until it’s really light and fluffy;light and fluffy
  • Squeeze out 20 milliliters of fresh lemon juice;
  • Break three eggs into a bowl and add in 50 milliliters of milk;
  • Add in a half a teaspoon of your lemon juice give it a little whisk to break up the eggs;
  • Add your eggs into your butter mix in three increments;mix eggs
  • In a bowl of 220g self raising flour, add 8 teaspoon of salt and a quarter teaspoon of baking soda;
  • Give it a little mix together;stir
  • Add to butter mixture and mix;mix
  • Stir with hands it through until the flour has combined;
  • Put our batter into pour your batter into your pan (buttered and lined) and smooth it out;smooth
  • Bake for 50 to 60 minutes for 180°C;
  • In a bowl, add 60 grams of caster sugar and 2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice;
  • Give that a good stir until all of the sugar has dissolved;dissolved sugar
  • Punch holes in the cake to penetrate the syrup;holes
  • Add the drizzle;
  • In a bowl, add 50 grams of icing sugar;
  • Add two teaspoons of lemon juice over the top and give it a good stir until it’s nice and smooth;
  • Add to cake;cover
  • Your Lemon Drizzle Cake is ready!Lemon Drizzle Cake

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