Lakeland Lemon Cake

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by MarieRynr

A spicy, lemon flavoured cake which can be eaten plain or sliced and filled with lemon curd.

Top Review by Kaarin

I love lemon! This is a tender lightly lemon cake that did not disappoint! I was expecting more ginger flavor, but the lemon rind possibly overpowered it. I couldn't wait the 48 hours-it made it 3! I filled it with lemon curd, just delicious! Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set the oven to 325*F or mark 3.
  2. Grease and line the base and sides of a 7 inch round cake tin.
  3. In a bowl, cream the butter and sugar until pale and fluffy.
  4. Add the beaten eggs, salt, cinnamon and ginger, sieve in the flour and mix well.
  5. Add the lemon rind and juice and then add the milk. Mix well and place in the prepared pan.
  6. Level the top and bake for about 1 hour until firm and pale brown.
  7. Leave in the tin for 15 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to finish cooling.
  8. Keep for 48 hours before cutting.
  9. Serve either plain or cut in half and sandwich with home-made lemon curd.

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