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Lemon Drizzle Cake

So I’ve joined a book-club.  This means that I read one new book a month {at last I am reading again} and once a month I get to go to a friend’s house and be lavished with copious cups of tea and indulged in a selection of baked goods.  Heaven.  We all contribute and sometimes I cheat and just buy something, you know yourself there are days that are just too busy.  Last time round was a pretty busy day too but I was determined to fit in something homemade as there really is no comparison.  I needed quick, I needed simple, I needed a lemon drizzle cake.  Too flummoxed to find the scrap of paper that my own recipe is written on {I do not have the encyclopedic brain of some who can store them in their head} I turned to my failsafe source BBC Good Food and my search quickly fired back a Tana Ramsey recipe.
Lemon Drizzle Cake
Lemon Juice and sugar for drizzle
You simply bake the cake then poke holes in it and pour over a lemon and sugar syrup to soak in as it cools in the tin.  Wonderfully moist and fragrant, I can highly recommend this as a cake that can by made in a hurry with minimal fuss and attention and it cuts wonderfully.
It is pointless of me to reproduce it here as I did not change it in any way so if you click on this link it will bring you straight to Tana Ramsey’s recipe for lemon drizzle cake. {Like some of the readers who left comments on the BBC site I used the juice of the two lemons not just one and a half and I baked for 55 minutes}.
‘Til next time, Sheila.


Irish food & travel blogger & mother to six children, author of 'Gimme the Recipe' published by Mercier Press in 2012 and 'Enjoy' published by Mercier Press in 2016. Work in admin of our Food Safety Consultancy business - Industrial Management Systems with my husband Denis.

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