Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 1/2 large eggs

  2. 87 1/2g (3 oz) self-raising flour

  3. 87 1/2g (3 oz)caster sugar

  4. 87 1/2g (3 oz) softened butter

  5. 3/4 level tsp baking powder Finely grated zest of

  6. 1/2 lemon

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC/gas mark 4. Beat together the eggs, flour, caster sugar, butter, baking powder and lemon zest until smooth in a large mixing bowl and turn into the prepared tin. Bake in the preheated oven for about 35 mins, or until golden brown, shrinking away from the sides of the tin and springy to the touch. While the cake is still warm, make the topping. Mix together the sugar and lemon juice, and pour over the warm cake. Leave to cool a little and loosen the sides of the cake, then lift the cake out of the tin.


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