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Lemon cake - how do I make one?

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Amani Mon 07-Jul-08 15:47:07

Can someone share with me an easy recipie? Am not the worlds best cook, but am going through this wierd baking phase at the moment and feel inspired to make a Lemon Cake after eating a yummy one at M&S cafe.

OverMyDeadBody Mon 07-Jul-08 15:49:32

in the recipe section (up at the top of the page) you should find the ultimate lemon drizzle cake recipe.

fryalot Mon 07-Jul-08 15:50:55

this is marslady's lemon drizzle cake

delish grin

OverMyDeadBody Mon 07-Jul-08 15:51:08

here you go

It is famous you know.

OverMyDeadBody Mon 07-Jul-08 15:51:24

x posts grin

fryalot Mon 07-Jul-08 15:53:04

tis bloody good is what it is grin

OverMyDeadBody Mon 07-Jul-08 15:56:41

It sure is!

micku5 Mon 07-Jul-08 16:05:42

its not only famous but world famous.. baked it for my mum and sister when I visited them in Seychelles and Mauritius.

Furball Mon 07-Jul-08 16:10:06

can I just ask - it says S?R flour then baking powder - is that right? usually only need baking powder with plain

OverMyDeadBody Mon 07-Jul-08 16:13:12

yes it's right. Or at least, that's hoe I make it!grin

Amani Mon 07-Jul-08 16:16:21

is it just normal sugar or caster sugar (I thought the latter is what is normally needed in baking)?

oohhh....maritius is paradise on earth....grin

Amani Mon 07-Jul-08 16:16:49

forgot to say thank you....grin

OverMyDeadBody Mon 07-Jul-08 16:17:11

Amani it really doesn't matter, I guess castor is preferable but I always just use normal.

Amani Mon 07-Jul-08 16:20:35

thanks - will try....

ZacharyQuack Sun 13-Jul-08 07:40:54

Lemon Yoghurt Cake is lovely, especially with cream cheese icing (75gm soft butter, 125g cream cheese, juice and zest of 1 lemon, 2 cups icing sugar whizzed in processor)

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