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Lemon drizzle, messed up?

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Solasum Tue 28-Jul-20 16:53:44

My 6 yo is baking a lemon drizzle cake. Only realised When we put it in the oven he put the lemon juice in the mixture rather than pouring over the top after. Currently baking. Is it doomed?

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dementedpixie Tue 28-Jul-20 16:55:23

Do you have extra lemon for the drizzle? Not ruined at all

Solasum Tue 28-Jul-20 17:00:44

I have a bottle of lemon juice.

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dementedpixie Tue 28-Jul-20 17:02:19

Is the drizzle not just lemon juice and sugar?

Biggles001 Tue 28-Jul-20 17:13:15

It will be fine, the cake will taste more lemony! You just need more lemon juice and sugar for the drizzle

Solasum Tue 28-Jul-20 17:13:54

Yes, it says top with granulated sugar and pour on juice.

Thank you for your help flowers

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dementedpixie Tue 28-Jul-20 17:15:06

other recipes I've seen say to mix the sugar with lemon juice first. Poke holes in the sponge when its still warm in the tin then pour the drizzle over

PurBal Tue 28-Jul-20 18:23:22

As someone who hates lemon drizzle because the cake is never lemony enough I think you just won baking.

ilovepixie Tue 28-Jul-20 18:38:48

When I make lemon Drizzle the recipe I use has lemon juice in the cake mixture and drizzled on top.

Solasum Tue 28-Jul-20 18:54:35

It turned out absolutely delicious, in spite of having to use icing sugar for the topping and plain flour plus baking powder as out of sr flour, and no mixer.

It was this recipe from Mary Gwynn, with the called for juice in the cake and then more for the icing.

DS is absolutely thrilled with himself.

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dementedpixie Tue 28-Jul-20 19:40:48

I saw a few recipes that used icing sugar too. Glad it turned out delicious

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