Prep time: 15 Minutes

Cook time: 45 Minutes

Serves 10

Welcome to Golden Cloud, your ultimate baking destination! If you're a fan of tangy and sweet flavors, you'll love our Lemon Drizzle Loaf recipe. This delightful cake features a moist and zesty lemon sponge soaked in a sweet and tangy lemon syrup. It's perfect for any occasion, from a brunch gathering to a dessert table. Follow our step-by-step instructions and enjoy a slice of sunshine with Golden Cloud!


  • 225g soft unsalted butter

  • 225g caster sugar

  • 4 eggs

  • 225g Golden Cloud Self-Raising Flour

  • 1 lemon, zested

  • 1½ lemons, juiced

  • 85g caster sugar


  1. Heat the oven to 180 °C and line a 8x21cm loaf tin with baking paper.

  2. Cream the butter and caster sugar, then add the eggs slowly and combine thoroughly.

  3. Sift in the Golden Cloud Self-Raising Flour, then add the lemon zest and mix until well combined.

  4. Spoon the mixture into your prepared loaf tin and level the top with a spoon.

  5. Bake for 45-50 mins / until a toothpick is inserted into the center of the cake & it comes out clean.

  6. While the cake is cooling, mix together lemon juice and caster sugar to make the drizzle.

  7. Prick the warm cake all over with a skewer or fork, then pour over the drizzle.

  8. Allow the cake to cool in the tin before serving.

Ready to add a burst of sunshine to your dessert table? Follow our easy Lemon Drizzle Loaf recipe and enjoy a moist and zesty cake soaked in a sweet and tangy lemon syrup. Don't forget to share your creations with us on social media. Get baking now and elevate your dessert game with Golden Cloud!

Serves 10
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