classic lemon drizzle cake recipe is one of our most popular recipes and you’ll soon see why! It’s cheap, quick and easy and something all your friends and family will love tucking into..

  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Persons: 4
  • Difficulty: Easy

  • Ingredients
  • 1½ large eggs
  • 87.5g (3 oz) self-raising flour
  • 87.5g (3 oz) caster sugar
  • 87.5g (3 oz) softened butter
  • ¾ level tsp baking powder
  • Finely grated zest of ½ lemon
  • 50g (2 oz) granulated sugar
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 450g (1lb) loaf tin, greased and lined
  1. Instructions
  2. Preheat the oven to 180ºC, gas 4.
  3. Beat together the eggs, flour, caster sugar, butter, baking powder and lemon zest until smooth in a large mixing bowl and turn into the prepared tin.
  4. Bake in the pre-heated oven for about 35 mins, or until golden brown, shrinking away from the sides of the tin and springy to the touch.
  5. While the cake is still warm, make the lemon drizzle topping. Mix together the sugar and lemon juice, and pour over the warm cake.
  6. Leave to cool a little and loosen the sides of the cake, then lift the cake out of the tin.