Lemon Drizzle Cake

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Lemon Drizzle Cake

by Thripti Hinduja

Impress your guests with this toothsome treat for your next tea party. You can whip up this delicious and easy Lemon Drizzle Cake recipe in no time!

Cuisine : Baking Course : Dessert Skill Level : Novice
Prep : 25 mins Cook : 30 mins Ready in : 55 mins Serves : 6-8


  • 90 g Unsalted butter
  • 120 g Caster Sugar
  • 1 no Lemon Zest
  • 2 Eggs
  • 50 g Sour Cream
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extracts
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 70 g Plain Flour
  • 25 g Cake Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 no Lemon Juice (Crunchy Glaze)
  • 55 g Granulated Sugar (Crunchy Glaze)


  1. Cream the butter and the sugar together until light and fluffy.
  2. Add in the eggs one by one until fully incorporated.
  3. Mix the sour cream and the vanilla extract. Do not over beat at this point or the mixture might split.
  4. Sift in the dry ingredients and mix until smooth.
  5. Pour the batter in a 6 or 7″ baking tin lined with parchment paper and greased with a little butter.
  6. Bake at 170 C for 25-30 minutes or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.
  7. As soon as the cake is out of the oven, prick it all over with a skewer or tooth pick.
  8. Mix the lemon juice with the granulated sugar for a minute and then brush it all over the
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