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Lemon Cake

ingredients

serves 6-8
1/2 cup (4 oz) 125 g caster sugar (superfine granulated)
4 oz (110 g) soft margarine
2 1/4 cups (8 oz) 225 g self raising (self rising) flour
grated rind and juice of 1 lemon
2 tbsp milk
1 egg

for the topping

juice of 1/2 large lemon
2 tbsp caster sugar (superfine granulated)

method

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) gas mark 4.

2. Cream the sugar and margarine well, then add the flour, lemon rind and juice, milk and egg and beat well.

3. Grease and base-line a deep 7 inch (17.5 cm) tin and spoon in the mixture, levelling the top.

4. Bake for 45 minutes or a skewer inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean.

5. To make the topping, melt the 2 tbsp caster sugar in the lemon juice, prick the top of the cake with a fork or skewer and pour over the juice and sugar while the cake is still in the tin.

Leave to cool and then turn out.

What did you think?

8 people have helped to review this recipe. Thankyou!

QUICK AND EASY!!!!
posted by SABRINA @ 08:11AM, 3/30/09
VERY LIGHT AND MOIST CAKE EASY AND QUICK TO MAKE LOVELY!!!!!!
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