Thursday 27 March 2014

Easy Lemon Drizzle Cake

A Visit to T Maxxamus ( TK MAXX )as I call it can leave you light of pocket because of the temptation that is thrown your way , some folk liken it to a up market jumble sale with style but if you know what you are looking for or have a theme in mind then it becomes easier.

Lemon drizzle cake

Everyone loves cakes (and I believe home cooked tastes so much better , heavily intact ) when I get bored I bake so why don'y you bake this  this light and tangy loaf? It is quick, easy and sure to please everyone

Servings: 8-10 depending on what tins you use.
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour


  • 175g (6 oz) self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 175g (6 oz) butter or magarine (softened)
  • 175g (6 oz) caster sugar
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • Finely grated rind of 2 lemons

Lemon syrup

  • Juice of 2 lemons, strained
  • 115g (4 oz) caster sugar


  • Sift the flour and baking powder into a large mixing bowl, add the eggs, butter or spread, milk and whisk for 1 minute with an electric whisk or  2 minutes by hand.

  • You can either the mixture into a greased and base-lined 1 kg (2 lb) loaf tin or as I did split into 4 mini bunt tin spooning the remaining mixture into 4 muffin cases, I again use lakeland cake release and this does the trick 99 .99 % of the time.

  • Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C, 350°F, Gas 4 for 1 hour if cooking in a 2lb loaf tin  or if using 4 mini bundt tins then cook for around 30-5 minutes.

  • Turn out on to a wire tray.

  • Put the lemon juice and sugar in a saucepan and heat gently until the sugar has dissolved.

  • While cake is warm, drizzle the syrup over so that it soaks into the cake.

  • Slice and serve warm.

I bought the 4 mini bundt tins from TK MAXX myself and wasn't directed to write this post I was driven by boredom and cake. Cake makes the world go around. * fact.


  1. Very true indeed....Cake does make the world go round....hehehe
    That cake looks very yummy! x

  2. Ooo that looks yummy. You cannot beat cake.

  3. Yum! I love Using a ring mould to make a similar cake here. It's one of our favourites!

  4. Yummy!!! You can't beat a good lemon cake! x

  5. Actually a beautifully baked cake would make the perfect Mothers day gift. Thanks for sharing. x

  6. Oh scrummy! That looks delicious. I love a lemon drizzle cake.

  7. Ooh love lemon drizzle cake. TK Maxx is such a great place for household stuff x

  8. I love lemon drizzle cake, yummy!

  9. Mmmm I love lemon drizzle cake, it has to be my favourite! Looks and sounds delicious x

  10. Mmmm I love lemon drizzle cake, it has to be my favourite. It looks and sounds delicious x

  11. I love lemon drizzle cake - one of my specialities

  12. I love lemon drizzle and never realised how easy to make it was!

  13. This looks yummy! I really enjoy eating lemon drizzle cake. I like the mould that you've put it in too.

  14. ooh yum i love a lemon drizzle! x

  15. I love homemade lemon drizzle cake. I'm rubbish at baking but I can manage these!

  16. I love lemon drizzle and those little cakes are so cute

  17. That looks AMAZING. Want!

  18. I LOVE lemon drizzle cake, and these look amazing. Want!

  19. I love lemon drizzle cake, but to be totally honest we've never, ever made one at home... time for a change... we will make a lemon cake :-)

  20. I am going to have to bookmark this post as that is my favourite cake of all time and I have yet to make it but would love to.
    Liska xx

  21. This awesome, absolutely love lemon drizzle cake!

  22. It's easy to get carried away in TK Max's kitchen department, lucky for me my mother fell for a gorgeous muffin tin with plastic lid but doesn't have room for it so gave it to me today:-) Your Lemond Bundts look utterly gorgeous, great photo:-)


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