Very Lemony Meringue Cake

All-in-One Lemon Cake


Preparation info

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Appears in

The Birthday Cake Book

The Birthday Cake Book

By Fiona Cairns

Published 2011

  • About

A true citrus hit, laced with a lemon syrup and with a creamy lemon curd filling. Of course, you can always omit the meringue tor a simpler, equally delicious cake.


For the Meringues

Makes 8-9

  • 2 egg whites, at room temperature
  • 120 g white icing sugar, sifted


To Bake

To make the meringues, preheat the oven to 140°C/fan 130°C/275°F/gas mark 1. Line a baking tray with baking parchment. Place the egg whites and icing sugar in a scrupulously clean and dry metal or glass bowl and, using an ele