Lemon and Blueberry Cake Recipe

| May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

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Lemon and Blueberry Cake

This is a quick and simple lemon and blueberry cake recipe which is perfect for a sunny afternoon snack. The lemon in the blueberry cake is simple and subtle with the addition of a bit of lemon zest, and lemon juice, which pairs well with the fresh blueberries. So simple the kids can help make this delicious treat – serve with a cup of nice tea.

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Cooking Time: 1 hour

Serves: 10

Ingredients

75g butter, melted
200g caster sugar
1 lemon, juiced
2 eggs
200g plain flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
120ml milk
2 tablespoons lemon zest
150g fresh blueberries
2 tablespoons lemon juice
4 tablespoons caster sugar

Method

1. Preheat oven to 180 C. Line a loaf tin with baking paper. In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt together and set aside.

2. In a large bowl, cream the butter and 200g sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, and beat well. Mix in the juice of 1 lemon. Add the flour mixture, alternating with the milk. Fold in the lemon zest and blueberries. Pour into prepared loaf tin.

3. Bake for 60 to 70 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the cake comes out clean. For the lemon drizzle, combine 4 tablespoons sugar with 2 tablespoons lemon juice. Drizzle over cake while still warm.

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