Spontaneous baking is my favourite. The kind where you search through your kitchen cupboards and grab the necessities for most cake bakes – flour, sugar, eggs…
After a quick Google, I came across Good Food’s ‘lemon drizzle cake’ – a recipe by Tana Ramsay that I have tried before and is super simple to follow. Please click here for the method.
What you need:
225g unsalted butter, softened
225g caster sugar
Finely grated zest 1 lemon
225g self-raising flour
For the drizzle topping:
Juice of 1½ lemons
85g caster sugar
It will take around 15 minutes to prepare the mixture and you will need to bake or 45-50 minutes – 180C/fan 160C/gas 4.
While you wait for the cake to bake make yourself a cup of tea, sit down and enjoy an episode of your favourite TV series (I’m currently obsessed with Suits!)
Ta-da! Leave it to cool before drizzling the lemon icing on top and serve once the icing has set.
Let me know if you try this recipe and how it turns out – Happy Baking!