Easy Lemon Drizzle Cake

    Easy Lemon Drizzle Cake


    103 people made this

    This is a deliciously light and moist sponge cake topped with lemon glaze. Watch this recipe being made in the Allrecipes Lemon Drizzle Cake Video on our Youtube site – or just see below.


    • 110g butter
    • 170g caster sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 4 tablespoons milk
    • 170g self raising flour
    • zest and juice from 1 lemon
    • 3 tablespoons icing sugar

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hour5min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C and grease a 15x25cm cake tin or a ring tin.
    2. Beat the first 5 ingredients and the lemon zest together until smooth and creamy.
    3. Spoon the batter into the prepared tin and bake for 40-50 minutes.
    4. When cake is nearly done, heat the lemon juice in the microwave until warm (about 45 seconds) then mix in the icing sugar to make a syrup.
    5. Remove the cake from the tin and poke the top several times with a skewer. Drizzle the syrup over the cake while the cake is still hot.
    6. Alternatively, if lemon sauce is poured over cool cake, it gives a glaze to the top.

    Watch a video of it being made…

    Lemon Drizzle Cake
    Lemon Drizzle Cake

    Recently Viewed

    Reviews (2)


    this was delicious the best cake I've ever made. One alteration though I added the lemon juice to the cake mix by mistake but it turned out wonderful anyway. THANK YOU - 04 Jul 2012


    Totally delicious! - 10 Apr 2012

    Write a review

    Click on stars to rate