Lemon Drizzle Cake

IMG_3792I used the long weekend to test a few recipes for the upcoming holidays and one in particular was a “lemon drizzle” cake, which I knew my niece and mom would be partial to as lemons are a favorite. I cannot express how moist and delicious this dessert tasted once finished. It is the perfect treat to add to one’s holiday repertoire as it exudes a most citrusy flavor and can be for those who would prefer a light tasting sweet after a heavy meal with a hot cup of coffee.

IMG_3768 IMG_3781I recall my favorite aunt making a similar cake, and once I found a recipe that resembled hers, I added almond meal to the all purpose flour and cut back on the butter. Making the lemon syrup in a pan on top of the stove with the pulp, zest and sugar was the ultimate crowning, instead of using a traditional icing. It could not have turned out any better. Enjoy Linda McCartney’s recipe for Lemon Drizzle Cake from Town & Country.

K

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6 thoughts on “Lemon Drizzle Cake

  1. Now that looks scrumptious. Yummy with hot coffee indeed, befitting for this autumn, rainy weather I’m experencing. Nice job in the kitchen……..

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  2. Let’s enjoy this delicious cake over the Christmas holidays. I can’t think of a better way to enjoy dessert than cake and coffee. I’ll even settle for a cold glass of milk. Looks really good!

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