Zesty yumminess !
4/5 cup (200g) soft butter
1/2 cup castor sugar
1/3 cup (80ml) honey
Grated of 2 lemons
4/5 cup(200g) self raising flour
2 tbsp lemon juice (30ml)
1&1/2 cups (195g) icing sugar
1/4 cup(60ml) lemon juice
Chopped almonds and zest to serve or honey comb if available
Makes 1 loaf
1. Preheat oven to 180C and grease and line a 8cmx20cm loaf pan.
2. Cream butter,sugar,honey and zest until light and fluffy.
3. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Stir in flour,lemon juice and salt just until combined.
4. Spoon into prepared pan and smooth the top with the back of spoon . Bake for 45-55 minutes until skewr inserted comes out clean .
5.. Cool in the pan for 5 minutes, turn out onto wire rack and cool completely.
For the icing:
Mix icing sugar and lemon juice beat until runny. Pour evenly over the top of the cake and set aside to harden slightly. Serve with chopped almonds,zest or honey comb.
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