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Almond & Lemon Sponge

You may know from my previous posts that I absolutely love the flavours of lemon and almond, therefore when I spotted this recipe over on the lovely Tea With Erika’s blog, I knew that it would be something I’d just have to bake. The results were fabulous – a light and zingy lemon sponge with the delicious hint of almond. A perfect treat this summer!

lemon & almond

INGREDIENTS
Cake

120g unsalted butter, softened
125g caster sugar
finely grated rind of 1 large lemon
2 large eggs
125g self-raising flour
65g ground almonds

Topping
60g granulated sugar
juice of 1 lemon, strained

METHOD
1. Preheat the oven to gas mark 4, ensuring the shelving is centre. Grease and line a round cake tin.

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2. Cream together the butter, sugar and lemon rind until light and fluffy.

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3. Add in the eggs one at a time. Gently fold in the flour and ground almonds.

4. Pour the cake batter into the lined cake tin and bake in the centre of the oven for 25 minutes or until golden brown and a skewer comes out clean.

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5. Once the cake is cooled, mix together the sugar and lemon juice and drizzle over the cake.

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Check out Erika’s blog here.

Enjoy!

- Charlotte x

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3 thoughts on “Almond & Lemon Sponge

  1. You made my day sweetie! I’m so glad you enjoyed it! I see you had more luck with the drizzle :) Love the touch of the laptop showing my blog <3

  2. Pingback: Jaffa Cakes | Bake With Me!

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