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Luscious Lemon Loaf

A lovely lemon loaf

At a Glance


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Prep Time:

10 min

Cooking Time:

45 min

Whizz this delicious cake up in no time in the food processor.

What you'll need:

  • 200g softened butter
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 200g self raising flour
  • 11/2  tsp baking powder
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp demerara sugar
  • 3 tbsp lemon curd


  • Place 200g each softened butter, caster sugar and self raising flour, with 11/2 tsp baking powder and 4 eggs in a food processor and blend until smooth. 
  • Finely grate the rind from 1 lemon and mix in. 
  • Spoon into a lined 450g loaf tin and bake at 180C for 45 minutes until golden and a skewer inserted comes out clean. 
  • Combine the juice of the lemon with 2 tbsp demerara sugar and spoon over the top of the cake whilst hot. 
  • Leave in the tin to cool. 
  • Split the cake lengthways and spread with 3 tbsp lemon curd. 
  • Replace the top and serve in slices.