Lemon syrup cake

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Appears in
A Simple Table

By Michele Cranston

Published 2016

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If you love intense lemony flavours, then this is the cake for you. The slightly dense almond meal cake batter is tinged with lemon zest, the cooked cake is soaked in lemon syrup and, finally, drizzled with a lemon glaze. It might seem like I’ve gone a bit overboard on the lemon, but the end result is truly sublime.


  • 150 g ( oz) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon natural vanilla extract


Preheat the oven to 160°C (315°F). Lightly grease a 22 cm ( inch) spring-form cake tin and l