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Elderflower and lemon drizzle loaf

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 45 mins
Elderflower and lemon drizzle loaf
Perfect summer loaf moist and full of flavour.

175g butter

175g caster sugar

3 eggs

175g self raising four

½ tsp baking powder

1 tbsp milk


4 tbsp caster sugar

4 tbsp elderflower cordial

juice of 1 lemon


55g icing sugar, sifted

drop of elderflower cordial

Preheat oven to 170°C/325°F/Gas mark 3.

Grease and line a 2lb loaf tin.

Cream butter and sugar.

Add eggs one at a time, beating between each addition.

Sift in self raising flour and baking powder.

Add milk and stir to combine.

Transfer to prepared loaf tin and bake for around 45 mins.


Melt caster sugar, cordial and lemon juice in a saucepan until dissolved into a syrup.

Drizzle hot syrup directly over cake when still warm from the oven in the loaf tin.

Leave to cool in the tin.


Mix together icing sugar and a drop of elderflower cordial.

Once cake is cool, remove from loaf tin and pour icing over the top.

Decorate with slices of lemon if you like.


Preparation Time
20 minutes

Cooking Time
45 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Flour, Fruit, Sugar

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking, Dessert, Easy, Entertaining, Cake Stall, Vegetarian


Special Info

Level of Difficulty

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