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Lemony Loaf Cakes

By Safiyya

Lemony Loaf Cakes

Want a quick, easy and oh so dreamy lemon cake? Then look no further ! This is lemon love right here, and definitely one of those cakes with the perfect amount of citrusy yumminess. Oh, did I mention that it is soft and moist and not just quick and easy?! Lemony Loaf Cakes

200g butter, softened

1 cup castor sugar

4 large eggs

Juice of 1 lemon

200g flour

2 tbls baking powder

Zest of 1 lemon

- Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
- Grease 2 loaf pans and set aside.

- In a mixing bowl, cream the butter & sugar till light & creamy.

- Add the lemon juice, beat well.

- Add in the eggs 1 at a time, beat well between each addition.

- Sift your flour and baking powder over the mixture and then thrown in your lemon zest, stir till well combined.

- Pour the mixture between the loaf pans and bake for approximately 40 minutes or till a skewer comes out clean.

- Leave to cool on a cooling rack.

Lemon Glacé:

3 tbls icing sugar
Lemon juice

- Place the icing sugar in a bowl and add the lemon juice in 1/2 tsp increments until you reach a thick but pourable consistency.
- Once the cakes are cool, drizzle over with the glacé.

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