Lemon Drizzle Cake

(16 Posts)
PunchinellaCakestrop Thu 26-Sep-13 18:13:06

I've just tried a delicious one ...does anyone know a really good recipe for this please? as I'd love to learn how to make it.

Mary Belly's LD tray Bake has earned me many a proposal of marriage.

Yup.

VikingVagine Thu 26-Sep-13 18:20:05

This is delicious!

IsThatTrue Thu 26-Sep-13 18:20:08

I've got the MN marslady recipient somewhere, I w

Ireallymustbemad Thu 26-Sep-13 18:20:49

This one has got my lots of complements, not quite a proposal though!!!

www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/4942/lemon-drizzle-cake

IsThatTrue Thu 26-Sep-13 18:20:54

I wonder if its in the recipie section?

Ireallymustbemad Thu 26-Sep-13 18:21:15

Cross posted Viking!!

Jenijena Thu 26-Sep-13 18:22:10

I've made this one many times and ithas never let me down - always turned out perfectly

Jenijena Thu 26-Sep-13 18:22:34

It would help if I did the link

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/womanshour/food/recipe19.shtml

225g self raising flour
225g sugar
225g butter
4 eggs
zest of 3 lemons

Beat sugar, zest and butter until fluffy, add eggs and flour and mix until smooth. Bake in a 2lb loaf tin for 30-40mins at 160 fan 180 normal oven. Mix juice of lemons and 125g caster sugar. When cake is baked and still hot pour over the sugar lemon juice mix, leave to cool in the tin. Eat in big chinks with cup of tea!

BellaVita Thu 26-Sep-13 18:23:47

Same as Chaos - Mary Berry (to die for and an all in one recipe - cannot go wrong!)

PunchinellaCakestrop Thu 26-Sep-13 23:05:17

Thank you so much, ladies - thanks these all look fairly simple and do-able! I'll definitely try them out very soon. Your help is much appreciated smile

ArtemisCake Thu 26-Sep-13 23:17:14

The guardian newspaper perfect lemon drizzle is here, it is very good.

blondieminx Thu 26-Sep-13 23:31:31

OP I love your username grin

dappledawn Thu 26-Sep-13 23:35:33

Thank you ArtemisCake - thanks - that also looks very interesting, it's great to see all the variations on the theme.

NoComet Thu 26-Sep-13 23:46:25

DDs make mean drizzle cake, pretty much blue berry's recipe except they put a spalsh of lemon juice, lemon oil in the cake too and cook it in two one pound tins, or one tin and some lemon iced buns

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