Ramadan Recipes: Lemon Drizzle Cake

Discover nutritious Iftar and Suhoor recipes and prepare easy-to-make dishes for your Ramazan feast.

  • Publish date: Monday، 11 December 2023
Ramadan Recipes: Lemon Drizzle Cake

 A beloved treat during Ramadan, Lemon Drizzle Cake brings a zesty delight to iftar and suhoor tables. This easy-to-make dessert combines the freshness of lemon with a sweet, moist cake, perfect for sharing with family and friends throughout the Ramazan season. Enjoy the tangy flavors and soft texture of this delightful cake as a delightful addition to your Ramadan gatherings.

  • Ingredients

    • 15 Minutes
    • 10 Serving
    • 399 Calories

Lemon Cake

225g unsalted butter, softened
225g caster sugar
4 eggs
225g self-raising flour
1 lemon, zested

For the Drizzle

1½ lemons, juiced
85g caster sugar
  • Method & Directions

    • 45 Minutes
  1. Preheat Oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4
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    Ensure proper oven preheating for optimal baking results.
  2. Cream Butter and Caster Sugar, Add Eggs
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    Blend butter and caster sugar until light; gradually add eggs for a creamy texture.
  3. Combine Flour and Lemon Zest
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    Sift self-raising flour, incorporate lemon zest for flavor, and mix thoroughly.
  4. Prepare Loaf Tin and Fill with Mixture
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    Line a 2 lb loaf tin (approximately 14 x 24cm) with greaseproof paper; evenly spoon in the batter and level the top.
  5. Bake for 45-50 Minutes
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    Bake until a skewer inserted into the cake's center comes out clean.
  6. Create Lemon Drizzle
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    While the cake cools in its tin, mix lemon juice and caster sugar to form the drizzle.
  7. Infuse Cake with Drizzle
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    Pierce the warm cake with a skewer or fork and pour over the drizzle for a delightful, crispy topping.
  8. Step 8: Cool, Remove, and Serve
    تم نسخ الرابط
    Allow the cake to completely cool in the tin, then remove and serve. Store airtight for 3-4 days or freeze up to 1 month.
  • Nutrition Facts

Calories 399
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