Lemon Tea Cake

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There is nothing new about this recipe – I have cooked a few versions but this one from my Mother-in-Law is a winner. So simple but so good!

Lemon Tea Cake
Recipe type: Baking
  • 200g SR flour
  • 125g butter
  • 100g sugar
  • Juice of one lemon (or two if they are small)
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 110g milk
  • Juice of one extra lemon and ¼ cup of sugar to pour over the top once cooked
  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees and grease a loaf tin.
  2. Place flour and butter into Tmx bowl and rub together speed 6, 10 seconds.
  3. Add sugar, lemon juice, salt, eggs and milk. Mix speed 5, 10 seconds.
  4. Pour mix into loaf tin and bake at 180 degrees for approximately 1 hour (test towards end of cooking time and test with skewer to check if cooked).
  5. While loaf is cooking combine extra lemon juice and sugar in a mug. When the loaf comes out of the oven spoon the lemony-sugary mix over the top while it is hot.
    Allow to cool in the tin before turning out and serving.



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