Lemony Custard Cake

Lemony Custard Cake


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It's not quite a cake, it's not quite a pudding, it's not quite custard but it is very lemony and refreshing. Great with vanilla ice cream.


Serves: 10 

  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 6 tablespoons plain flour
  • 2 cups (440g) white sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups (375ml) milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons grated lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup (40g) icing sugar for dusting

Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Ready in:1hour25min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease one 2 litre baking dish. Separate the eggs.
  2. In a large bowl combine the flour, butter and 1 1/2 cups of the white sugar.
  3. Beat the egg yolks and add to the sugar mixture along with the milk and lemon zest. Mix well and add the lemon juice.
  4. In another bowl beat egg whites until stiff, slowly adding the remaining 1/2 cup white sugar. Fold the egg whites into the batter. Pour batter into the prepared dish.
  5. Place the dish in a shallow pan of hot water and bake for 55 to 60 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm or chilled with icing sugar dusted on top.

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Reviews (2)


I have made this three times and each time it gets better & better. - 16 Dec 2014


This was really yummy! - 13 Aug 2014

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