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Lovely lemon drizzle loaf

Serves 8-10


200g salted butter, softened, plus a little for greasing 200g golden caster sugar Zest 3 large unwaxed lemons (save a little to decorate) 3 large eggs, at room temperature 225g self-raising flour 50g full-fat natural yogurt 2 tbsp lemon curd

For the drizzle

Juice 11/2 lemons 85g granulated sugar 4-5 sugar cubes, crushed


1 Heat oven to 170C/150C fan/Gas Mark 31/2. Grease and line a 2lb loaf tin with baking parchment.

2 Beat butter, caster sugar and lemon zest in a large bowl until pale and fluffy. Crack in one egg, whisk in until well combined, then add 1 tbsp flour and mix again. Continue with the remaining eggs and flour. Finally, fold in yoghurt and lemon curd until smooth. Scrape mixture into the tin and bake for 45-50mins until golden and risen. Leave in the tin for 5mins before transferring to a cake rack.

3 For the drizzle, mix lemon juice and sugars. Poke holes over the top of the cake with a skewer. Spoon over drizzle and scatter with zest. Leave to soak in for 10mins and serve.

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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Article Type:Recipe
Date:Jan 27, 2014
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