Summer Fête Lemon Cake

Summer Fête Lemon Cake

 

Summer Fête Lemon CakleNutritional information

Makes 16 squares

Time 1–11/4 hrs

Calories 246 Fat 10g of which

6.2g is saturated

Suitable for vegetarians

Suitable for freezers

 

Ingredients

Butter 175g (6oz), softened

Golden caster sugar 175g (6oz)

Lemon 1, finely grated zest and juice

Eggs 3 large

Self-raising flour 225g (8oz)

Baking powder 1 tsp

Fondant icing sugar 225g (8oz)

Jelly oranges and lemons, sliced to decorate

 

Instructions

1 Preheat oven to 180ºC/Gas 4. Beat together butter, sugar, lemon zest, 1 tbsp juice, eggs, flour and baking powder using an electric mixer. Spoon into an 18cm (7in) square cake tin, greased and lined, and bake for 35-45 minutes or until firm. Leave to cool in tin for 10 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack.

2 Sift icing sugar into a bowl and gradually beat in enough lemon juice (and water, if necessary) to make a smooth thick icing. Spoon on top of cake and spread evenly with a knife.

 

A Dairy Dairy recipe.

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