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Lemon & Orange Cake

A zesty slice of sunshine! This Lemon & Orange Cake is the perfect treat for any occasion. A spongy, buttery base, topped with zesty lemon curd and crunchy almonds – this cake is sure to delight! Enjoy a slice with a cup of tea, and let the zesty citrus flavour transport you to a Mediterranean paradise.

Lemon & Orange Cake

Let me tell you a story about a cake that you won't quickly forget. It's a Lemon & Orange Cake, a true delicacy of the citrus realm!

A divine blend of zesty orange and tangy lemon, a perfect combination of creamy and sweet that will leave everyone wanting more. Prepared with love, this cake is a magnificent gift for all your cakes lovin' friends.

Made with soft salted butter, golden caster sugar, eggs, natural yogurt, self-raising flour, ground almonds, orange zest, a few tablespoons of milk, a generous helping of lemon curd and flaked almonds with a sprinkle of lemon zest to finish it off - you won't be able to resist taking a bite of this scrumptious cake!

When it comes out of the oven, it's golden and fluffy and almost too pretty to eat. A dollop of lemon curd over the top makes it just perfect.

So why not whip up a batch of this Lemon & Orange Cake and experience what it's like to have a bite of citrusy heaven! Trust me, it's worth it. #lemonandorangecake

Why You’ll Love This Lemon & Orange Cake Recipe

These are all the reasons I'm loving this Lemon & Orange Cake recipe:

It's delicious: A combination of sweet citrusy oranges and zesty lemons, this cake is sure to tantalize your taste buds with its sweet and sour balance. Enjoy a slice for a light dessert or just a snack!

It's aromatic: This cake is also wonderfully aromatic, with the fragrant aroma of zesty lemons and sweet oranges filling the kitchen when it bakes.

It's easy to make: This Lemon & Orange Cake recipe is an easy one to make! With only a few simple ingredients and steps, you can make this crowd-pleasing cake in no time.

Lemon & Orange Cake

Lemon & Orange Cake

A zesty slice of sunshine! This Lemon & Orange Cake is the perfect treat for any occasion. A spongy, buttery base, topped with zesty lemon curd and crunchy almonds – this cake is sure to delight! Enjoy a slice with a cup of tea, and let the zesty citrus flavour transport you to a Mediterranean paradise.

Difficulty:
Easy
Prep Time:
15 minutes
Cook Time:
20 minutes
Servings:
Serves 10

Ingredients

  • 170g soft salted butter
  • 150g golden caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 70g natural yogurt
  • 150g self-raising flour
  • 50g ground almonds
  • orange, zested
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
  • 5 tbsp lemon curd
  • 20g flaked almonds
  • lemon zest, to decorate

Instructions

  • Step 1: Preheat your oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Grease a 1-litre loaf tin and line the bottom and sides with baking parchment.
  • Step 2: Combine the butter, sugar, eggs, yogurt, self-raising flour, ground almonds, orange zest, milk and 2½ tablespoons of lemon curd in a large bowl and mix until blended. Whisk an extra 2½ tablespoons of lemon curd in a separate bowl until light and fluffy.
  • Step 3: Add half of the batter to the tin and spread the lemon curd evenly over the top. Pour the rest of the mixture over and sprinkle the almonds. Bake in the oven for 50 minutes or until the top is golden and fluffy. Place on a wire rack to cool, garnish with zest and cut into slices.
Saturated Fat: 10g; Protein: 6g; Calories: 365kcal; Carbohydrate: 40g; Fiber: 1g; Sodium: 0.6mg; Sugar: 26g; Fat: 20g;

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