Lemon Syrup Cake

Lemon Syrup Loaf

Lemon Syrup Cake

Lemon Syrup Loaf

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 1 loaf


  • 2 eggs
  • 100 grams butter softened
  • 2 tbsp grated lemon rind
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1.75 cups flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Syrup
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • Icing
  • 1/2 - 1 cup icing sugar
  • 3 tbsp hot water
  • Mix till you get a runny smooth consistency ice top of loaf once cooled.


  • Pre-heat oven 180 C. Grease and line a loaf tin.
  • Beat egg and sugar till light and fluffy. Add eggs, lemon rind, mix to combine. Add flour, baking powder, salt and milk. Mix till combined and spoon into loaf tin.
  • Bake for 45-55 minutes or when a skewer inserted comes out clean.
  • Poke holes all over the loaf and heating the syrup up in the microwave for about 2 short bursts of 30 seconds pour syrup over the loaf and allow it to be absorbed.
  • Leave to sit for 30 minutes and then take out of the tin and put on a plate. You can add an icing on top if you like, just follow the icing directions. You can leave the loaf just with the syrup on, or make a simple icing on top.

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