Triple Lemon Cake

    Triple Lemon Cake


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    This is a great afternoon tea with a triple hit of lemons; a lemon cake, a lemon soak and a lemon glaze.

    Serves: 10 

    • 400g butter and a bit extra to grease the tin
    • 1 2/3 cups (400g) sugar
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla sugar
    • 8 eggs
    • 3 1/4 cups (400g) flour
    • 1 tablespoon baking powder
    • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
    • For Soaking
    • 2 lemons, juiced
    • 1 tablespoon icing sugar
    • Decoration
    • a lemon glaze

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. Line a baking tray with butter or baking paper.
    2. In a bowl beat the butter, sugar, vanilla sugar and eggs until fluffy.
    3. In another bowl mix the flour and baking powder.
    4. Combine into the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients along with the lemon juice and lemon zest; mix well. Spread the mixture over the baking tray.
    5. Bake in the preheated oven for 35-45 minutes.
    6. Prepare the soak by mixing the lemon juice with the icing sugar and water.
    7. When the cake is removed and still hot apply the soak with a brush.
    8. Let the cake cool then brush with lemon glaze. Then cut into desired sized pieces.

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