BEST EVER LEMON DRIZZLE CAKE

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This cake is so smooth that it will find its way to your heart quickly! Oh, man, you are so in for a treat! I have listed all the ingredients and directions so all you have to do is to follow them step by step and you are good to go! Feel free to add more ingredients if you prefer. I am sure that you can do a lot to take this very simple recipe to the next level! Feel free to add more ingredients if you prefer. Have a beautiful day, friends, and I hope you are all well today. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

225g unsalted butter, softened

225g caster sugar

4 Eggs

225g self-rising flour

Zest of 2 lemons

1 teaspoon lemon extract/oil

For the drizzle topping:

Juice of 2 lemons

150g icing sugar

75g caster sugar

Directions:

Prepare the oven and preheat to 160 degrees C or 320 degrees F.

Line with parchment papers two loaf pans and spread butter over each.

Add the caster sugar and butter into a stand mixer. Beat until well blended.

Add eggs gradually and beat until well combined.

In a mixing bowl, sift the self-rising flour, then add the lemon extract and lemon zest. Stir until well combined. Add milk if the texture becomes too thick.

Transfer the mixture into the prepared tin and spread it evenly.

Place it inside the preheated oven and bake for about 30 minutes.

Cover the baking tin with foil and bake for another 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean after inserting it in the middle.

Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, add caster sugars, icing, and lemon juice. Stir until well blended.

Remove the cake from the oven and drizzle the mixture on top.

Allow the cake to cool completely at room temperature.

Serve and enjoy!

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