Luscious lemon cake

PUBLISHED: 11:09 20 July 2006 | UPDATED: 14:45 12 May 2010

Ingredients: 100g (4oz) soft margarine 120g (5oz) caster sugar 150g (6oz) self raising flour 4 tbsp milk 3 medium eggs 1 large lemon 3 tbsps icing sugar Method: Grease and line a 7 inch round cake tin. Grate the rind from the lemon and squeeze juice. Set

Ingredients:

100g (4oz) soft margarine

120g (5oz) caster sugar

150g (6oz) self raising flour

4 tbsp milk

3 medium eggs

1 large lemon

3 tbsps icing sugar

Method:

Grease and line a 7 inch round cake tin. Grate the rind from the lemon and squeeze juice. Set the oven to Gas Mark 4, 175 deg C, 350 deg F. Cream the margarine and sugar together, add the beaten eggs gradually, fold in the sifted flour with the grated rind. Stir in the milk until you have a soft dropping consistency. Pour into the tin, smooth the top and bake for 40 minutes in the heated oven or until firm. Mix the sieved icing sugar with 3 tbsps lemon juice in a small bowl. Pour this over the cake as soon as it is removed from the oven. Allow to cool in the tin, then remove to a rack.

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