Seeing as this cake has fruit (lemon) and flowers (primroses) in it… I suppose it is appropriate to post on a kitchen garden blog?? Happy Easter everyone!
This is the lemon cake my sister usually bakes for us every Easter – then she takes the rest of the year off… it is that long and hard… but it is so good.
She is out of the country in Belize this Easter so I made it in honour of her. It was a lazy version – just the sponge and half of the buttercream icing in the middle, not as good as her’s.
This will always be…
Faye’s Easter Lemon Cake
Cake: -450g (1 lb) butter, softened -450g (1 lb) caster sugar -8 eggs
-450g (1 lb) self-raising flour -Grated zest 3 lemons -Juice 2 lemons
Lemon butter icing: -70g (2 oz) butter, softened -140g (5 oz) icing sugar -Zest 1 lemon
-1 tbsp lemon juice
Lemon drizzle: -Juice 2 lemons -85g (3 oz) caster sugar
Lemon frosting: -175g (6 oz) icing sugar -1 tbsp lemon…
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