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LEMON DRIZZLE CAKE

INGREDIENTS

     +    
THE CAKE

400g plain flour

1tbsp baking powder

½ tsp fine sea salt

7 whole eggs

400g caster sugar

220g yogurt

Zest of 2 lemons

Juice of 1 lemon

150g unsalted butter, melted

     +    
THE SYRUP

140ml water

Juice of 2 lemons

115g caster sugar (8 tbsp)

     +    
THE ICING

Juice of 1 lemon

180g icing sugar

 

Method

     +    
THE CAKE

Beat together the whole eggs and sugar, whisking until just combined (not thick and aerated).

Add the yogurt into the eggs, followed by the zest and the juice.

Fold in the flour until just combined, followed by the melted butter.

Place into a large loaf tin and bake at 160°C for 40 minutes.

Allow cake to cool a little before gently un-molding.

     +    
THE SYRUP

Boil all of the ingredients together and set aside until needed.
Let the cakes cool down for a few minutes before brushing with the lemon syrup.

     +    
THE SUGAR

Sieve the icing sugar, add the lemon juice and whisk until combined.

Bring to a boil, then cool a little.

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LEMON DRIZZLE CAKE

INGREDIENTS

   +   
THE CAKE

400g plain flour

1tbsp baking powder

½ tsp fine sea salt

7 whole eggs

400g caster sugar

220g yogurt

Zest of 2 lemons

Juice of 1 lemon

150g unsalted butter, melted

   +   
THE SYRUP

140ml water

Juice of 2 lemons

115g caster sugar (8 tbsp)

   +   
THE ICING

Juice of 1 lemon

180g icing sugar

 

Method

   +   
THE CAKE

Beat together the whole eggs and sugar, whisking until just combined (not thick and aerated).

Add the yogurt into the eggs, followed by the zest and the juice.

Fold in the flour until just combined, followed by the melted butter.

Place into a large loaf tin and bake at 160°C for 40 minutes.

Allow cake to cool a little before gently un-molding.

   +   
THE SYRUP

Boil all of the ingredients together and set aside until needed.
Let the cakes cool down for a few minutes before brushing with the lemon syrup.

   +   
THE SUGAR

Sieve the icing sugar, add the lemon juice and whisk until combined.

Bring to a boil, then cool a little.

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