Ingredients you will need
- 125g unsalted butter-softened
- 225g caster sugar
- 4 eggs-beaten
- finely grated zest of 1 lemon
- 225g self-raising flour-sieved
For the drizzle topping
- juice of 1 1/2 lemons
- 85g caster sugar
Step 1-Preheat oven to 160C
Step 2-Cream together the butter and sugar until pale and light in colour.
Step 3-Gradually beat in the egg, beating thoroughly each time.
Step 4-Add the flour and lemon zest and fold in until the mixture is combined.
Step 5-Spoon into prepared tin and level the top.
Step 6-Bake for 45-50 minutes, until a thin skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.
Step 7-Leave in the tin to cool.
Step 8-Mix together the juice of lemon and sugar for the topping.
Step 9-Lightly prick the warm cake with a skewer and pour over the drizzle topping.
Step 10-Leave in the tin until completely cool.