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Easy Lemon Drizzle Cake

Easy Lemon Drizzle Cake – from the lovely Mel

Here we have a wonderful Lemon Cake recipe which was supplied 18 months ago by the lovely Mel. It also  won a competition with Homepride and was published in Freds 50th Book! A real classic recipe, I make it all the time, do you like Lemon in a Cake?

It’s so moist, so easy and so tasty, it’s a real winner. Who doesn’t love a classic Lemon Drizzle Cake? There are many many recipes for Easy Lemon Drizzle Cakes in books and on the net  but I promise you this is amazing!


Have a go and let me know how you get on with this lovely Easy Lemon Drizzle Cake, please drop us a comment below the blog post, love getting your comments

Thanks Cx


  • 6oz soft butter
  • 9oz Homepride Self Raising flour
  • 3 eggs,
  • 9oz caster sugar
  • 2-4 tbsp milk
  • 3 lemons grated
  • 9oz Caster Sugar
  • 2 tbsp icing sugar
  • This makes a lot of drizzle – you can easily half drizzle mix


  • tub mascarpone mixed with icing sugar and lemon juice to taste for a special topping – really delicious but its also wonderful without

Preparation Method

  1. Line and grease tin, use a  2llb loaf tin, perfect
  2. Cream butter and sugar till pale and fluffy then add eggs slowly, fold in the flour and slacken with milk
  3. Add grated lemon rind.
  4. Pour in tin and bake on 150-170 depending on oven, for 40 mins depending on tin size!! and firm to touch
  5. Mix the juice of 3 lemons with the caster sugar & icing sugar and heat till warm on stove or microwave!
  6. When cake comes out of oven prick with skewer and drizzle lemon icing on top – leave till cool.
  7. Its nice to finish off by beating mascarpone with juice of half remaining lemon and a little more icing sugar.
  8. Go on have a slice 🙂 Cx
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Jane McCabe says:
This is such a good recipe - best lemon drizzle cake I've made. Definitely in my repertoire now!
Susan says:
never tasted cake this nice , just in heaven??
Abigail & George says:
George's absolute fave, and that's saying something because my child LOVES cake!!! X
    Clare x says:
    oh i'm pleased my godson loves cake <3 x
Mel says:
It's still my fave too and great for with a cuppa or a nice afternoon tea. I'd like to say it keeps well but it's never in the tin long enough to test it x
Honest Mum says:
Oh wow, yummy x
Kirsty Hijacked By Twins says:
Yes please! Lemon drizzle is a definite favourite of mine. I cannot resist it! Thank you for sharing with #SimplySeasonal x
Rosa Ronan says:
I absolutely loved thelemonsqueezycake also fruit and apple loaf thank you