Lemon drizzle cake is our absolute favourite and we know it’s yours too. Lemons are never out of season and hence this is exactly why we should all try this amazing lemon drizzle cake recipe at our homes! Today’s recipe will teach us all how to make the best lemon drizzle cake. This is the yummiest, richest and lemoniest cake you will ever make. You know what the best part is? This cake is super easy to make and all you would need is few common ingredients and lots of lemons! If you want to know more about this amazing lemon drizzle cake recipe, continue reading to find out!

How to make lemon drizzle cake

This is how you can make the best lemon drizzle cake at home this season and enjoy with families and friends. One thing we tell you about this cake, it can never go wrong!


  • 170 grams self raising flour
  • 150 grams castor sugar
  • 160 grams butter
  • 2 medium sized eggs
  • 3 unwaxed lemons
  • 4 table spoon icing sugar


The very first thing that you need to is prepare your oven. Pre heat it to 180 degrees for at least 15 minutes, meanwhile prepare your cake batter.

Beat the butter and sugar together in a bowl. You can use a beater for this or simply use a whisk, a whisk however will require a lot more effort. You can use a kitchen aid if you have one, it’s the best method.

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Add in your eggs and whisk the batter. This time just use a whisk and not the beater.

Sift your flour into it gradually and keep oj folding until smooth. You should see a pale light yellow mixture.

Add in lemon zest from two of your lemons and juice of one into the mixture and mix thoroughly.

Once your batter has been prepared, pour it into your cake tin. Before you do that, grease your tin with some oil or butter. This avoids the cake from burning.

Pour it into the mold and put inside the oven. Bake for at least 25 to 30 minutes or until completely done. Inset a skewer inside the cake to check if it’s done. To ensure the perfect result always insert the skewer into the middle of the cake. That’s when you know your cake is done. If the skewer comes out to be clean, the cake is done. If it still has deposits, it’s not done and needs a little more baking.

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Take out your cake once it done and smell the beautiful lemon aroma it gives. Serve it with some strawberry or blueberry syrup and enjoy.

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