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March 17, 2008


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I love lemon cake and this look delicious.


I made your cake this morning, and it worked very well (bit over-cooked, but that was because I was getting the children ready for a party at the same time and it stayed in a bit too long). Thank you! Your cake has hit the US and now South Africa... :)



Just made 2 of these - absolutely divine !!!! I didn't have enough caster sugar so I used normal sugar and it was fine :o)

Thank you so much for the recipe Lucy - I know this will be my new favourite 'go-to' cake recipe

Kelly - New Zealand

Rosanne USA

Just made the Drizzle Cake - I multiplied the weight in grams x 0.0353 to get ounces, they don't come out even but I have a postal scale that I used to come pretty close - I just put my ingredient in a thin plastic bag and weighed that way. Came pretty close because this cake looks delicious.

Caster Sugar - I have a small Braun coffee grinder, placed the sugar in there in small batches and it worked perfect to get it to a finer consistency (a bit less than confectioners sugar; still a bit grainy).

Hope this helps those in the US that are trying to make this cake. BTW - Thank you!!! Lucy....


I just made this, and it smells divine but I'm sad to report that it fell. Just a tip, if you live at high altitude, you NEED to change this recipe to ensure proper rise at the proper speed. Tasty still though! Thank you for sharing the recipe Lucy! I am also a big lemon lover! I'm also in the USA and happy I found a good recipe for lemon cake… thanks bunches from my family as well, they love it!


I followed your recipe and it was the best lemon drizzle cake I have had!! Another excellent find from your blog, I have made the bread 3 times as well :)) Crochet, baking & a marvelous blog that lifts my spirits every day as I work my way back through here making excellent discoveries of things to make & bake. You are such a delight Lucy, thank you for all the hard work you put into making everyone happy by seeing snippets of your life.


Hello Lucy! .... As I'm working my way though your blog I discovered your Lemon drizzle cake :-)) I have to tell you that it is the best one I have ever made, so simple and utterly delicious. It went down perfectly with a cuppa in the garden this sunny afternoon with more of your little hearts flying off the hook.
I'm so happy I discoverd you. Thank you so much ( plus I have made 2 loafs of your bread and made a ripple blanket. Your raindrops cushion next and possibly your little stat biscuits!! ) What a joy you are. x

Jeanette Green

This is the BEST cake i have had with lemons----FANTASTIC

Joey van Tonder

I love this cake, super!


Thanks for the easy recipe Lucy! I've just put mine in the oven. I made it gluten free so I can eat it too. Just what we need for a wet afternoon in NZ.

Marie Keyser

Love your blog.


Hello Lucy
Many thanks for this recipe. The first time when I was in Dorset with my parents in 1987 at the age of 16, we also visited the Tearoom at Ford Abbey. My mother ate there a very delicious and juicy orange cake. Since that time I think I baked about 100 cakes but at no time I found the right recipe. But now I saw your recipe and baked it with two oranges instead of two lemons and my mother was very enthused. She said it tasted just like the cake in Ford Abbey. So after 26 years finally I found the right cake recipe for my mother and it makes her really happy.


Thank you for sharing this recipe. I've just tried it... yum yum :)


Hi Lucy,
Just made your Lemon Drizzle cake. Yummy! It's everything you said it is. Many thanks for sharing

Liliana Barrera

Querida Lucy!! Hace más de un año que disfruto de tus trabajos, son simplemente MARAVOLLOSOS!Estoy feliz de haberte conocido. Me has enseñado mucho! Saludos desde Argentina.


Love your blog. Love all things 'lemon'. I copied the recipe and since I'm from the US, I'll need to translate the amounts but by then I'll know the recipe by heart. :)

kim dawson

looks yummy thank you for sharing I may make that this week :)


I found this site for the conversion. I'm going to give it a go.


Hi Lucy
Thank you for the recipe, it looks delicious!


Oh I have that lovely book, bought it after watching the TV series years and years and years ago!

The soft gingerbread recipe is fab and is in the oven as we speak!


In the oven just now, I trust you, should be yummm !


I just tried it yesterday and it was awesome. Such an easy yet delicious recipe.



Oh, and to substitute our US "sugar" to caster sugar, run it through the blender until it is fine but not powdered.
~ t.


I found this on the web today.
I hope it helps!
~ t.

Sandi Madison

I don't know how to convert to US measurement.Can anyone help?

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