Double Lemon Drizzle Loaf

Double Lemon Drizzle Loaf

I love the zesty sugary crust on this Double Lemon Drizzle Loaf Cake. Pouring the drizzle mixture onto the cake when it's just out of the oven ramps up it's zingy lemon flavour and ensures the cake stays lovely and moist. It's a forgiving cake in many ways and will happily sit in a cake tin for up to 5 days and it also freezes well too (just wrap it in clingfilm and then foil).

I think it has to be one of my all time favourites, especially when I serve it sliced and spread with homemade lemon curd and a dollop of clotted cream. I've even made french toast with the stale ends before for a little weekend breakfast treat. Make it today - I promise you wont be disappointed.

Double Lemon Drizzle Loaf


Lemon Drizzle Loaf Cake
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Double Lemon Drizzle Loaf

A zesty and zingy Lemon Drizzle Loaf Cake. The cake keeps for up to 5 days in a tin but also freezes well too.
prep time: 10 minscook time: 50 minstotal time: 60 mins


  • 225g Butter, softened
  • 225g Golden Caster Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 225g Self Raising Flour
  • Zest 2 Lemons
  • For the Drizzle:
  • 85g Caster Sugar
  • Juice of 2 Lemons
  • Zest of 1 Lemon


  • Step 1: Preheat the oven to 180°C/160°C Fan and line a 2lb Loaf Tin with Baking Paper.
  • Step 2: In a large bowl cream the butter and sugar together until pale and fluffy.
  • Step 3: Gradually beat in the eggs then fold through the flour and lemon zest.
  • Step 4: Pour into the prepared tin and bake for about 50 Minutes until skewer comes out clean.
  • Step 5: In a small bowl mix together the sugar, lemon juice and zest then pour over the still warm cake.
  • Step 6: Leave to cook completely before removing from the tin.


If you like the look of this double lemon drizzle loaf then why not try my vanilla raspberry bundt cake?


  1. I am a HUGE sucker for a lemon drizzle cake and yours looks drop dead gorgeous Beth - make mine TWO large slices please! Karen

  2. Oh, that looks delicious!! Would love big piece of this right now, with my giant mug of redbush tea :)

  3. That looks delicious! I will have to give it a go. :)

  4. Just made it looks lovely and tastes soooooo lemony