Lemon Cakes

Lemon Cakes

Ingredients

  • 175g butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup caster suga
  • 1tbs lemon rind (organic for goodness)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 2tsps baking powder
  • 2tsps lemon juice (must be freshly squeezed)

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 160 degrees

Step 2

Beat with an electric mixer the butter, sugar and rind until it turns creamy. Add the eggs and continue to mix well.

Step 3

Add sifted flour and baking powder plus the lemon juice and gently fold into the mixture. Aim to keep the air in the mixture from all your previous mixing.

Step 4

Grease a muffin or cupcake tray and spoon in mixture. This will make about x8 little lemon cakes. Bake for about 25mins approx. pull out and put on a wire rack to cool. These are a delight served with a simple lemon syrup.

Did you know?

Lemons are native to Asia.