Lemon cakes X 2 ring tins

I found this recipe on an old bit of paper in a book I was given, so I gave it a try. Very nice texture on the second day. The first day it was a bit too soft and a bit crumbly
.cream
1/2 a pkt of butter
2 cups of sugar
add
4 eggs [1 at a time]
grated rind of 2 lemons
1 teaspoon of lemon essence
3 cups of self raising flour
alternately with
1 cup of milk

divide between the 2 tins
bake 3/4 of an hour @ 170 deg C.
drizzle over 1/2 cup of sugar dissolved in lemon juice as soon as they come out of the oven
Best made the day before you require them

Chef_pickles7, Jun 29, 10:14 pm

Nice I love anything lemony

Chef_lindylambchops1, Jun 29, 10:49 pm

Pickles what sized tins did you use?
l have 2 lemon trees groaning with fruit so would like to use some up

Chef_griffo4, Jun 30, 5:24 pm


22 cm diameter by 6 cm deep

Chef_pickles7, Jun 30, 9:51 pm

thanks pickles will give it a try later hopefully

Chef_griffo4, Apr 21, 1:50 pm

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