Lemon drizzle cakes

The mini and extra marvellous version of our most popular recipe, the lemon drizzle cake

  • Prep:15 mins
    Cook:30 mins
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 378
  • fat 19g
  • saturates 11g
  • carbs 51g
  • sugars 36g
  • fibre 1g
  • protein 4g
  • salt 0.5g

Ingredients

  • 250g pack of butter, softenend
  • 400g caster sugar
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 250g self-raising flour
  • zest and juice 3 lemons

Method

  1. Heat oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3. Line a muffin tin with 12 muffin cases. With an electric whisk, whisk the butter, 250g of the sugar, eggs, flour, zest of 2 lemons and juice from 1 lemon until just combined – don’t over-whisk. Divide between the cases (they will be quite full), then bake on a middle shelf for 30 mins, until a skewer poked in comes out clean.

  2. Cool for 10 mins, then transfer cakes to a cooling rack on a tray and poke each a few times with a skewer. Pour remaining lemon juice over remaining 150g sugar and zest 1 lemon, and immediately spoon over the cakes. Leave to cool.