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Easy Lemon Curd Loaf Cake

This zingy lemon curd loaf cake is the perfect sweet pick me up! It's fresh, moist and oh so moreish, you definitely won't be able to stop at one slice! Serve for afternoon tea or as a quick and easy pudding with cream.
Course Cake
Cuisine British
Keyword lemon curd cake, lemon curd loaf cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 355kcal
Author Beth Sachs

Ingredients

  • 175 g Butter unsalted and softened
  • 175 g Caster Sugar
  • 3 Eggs large
  • 2 tablespoon Lemon Curd
  • 1 Lemon zest and juice
  • 100 g Creme Fraiche
  • 200 g Self Raising Flour

Drizzle Icing

  • 2 tablespoon Icing Sugar
  • ½ Lemon juice only

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 160°c (140 fan/ 300F/ Gas 1) and line a 2lb (1kg) loaf tin with baking paper. Make sure the baking paper overhangs the tin at two ends, which makes removing the cake from tin that much easier.
  • In a bowl cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in the eggs.
  • Mix in the lemon curd, lemon juice and zest and creme fraiche.
  • Fold in the self raising flour and continue to mix until everything is combined.
  • Pour into the loaf tin and bake for 1 hour. Allow to cool in the tin
  • Whilst the cake is cooling, mix together the lemon drizzle icing. Once the cake is fully cooled spoon over the drizzle and allow to set before removing the cake from the tin.

Notes

The nutritional information provided is approximate and is calculated using online tools. Information can vary depending on various factors, but we have endeavoured to be as accurate as possible.
 
Nutrition Facts
Easy Lemon Curd Loaf Cake
Amount per Serving
Calories
355
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
13
g
20
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Cholesterol
 
61
mg
20
%
Sodium
 
40
mg
2
%
Potassium
 
91
mg
3
%
Carbohydrates
 
53
g
18
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
27
g
30
%
Protein
 
10
g
20
%
Vitamin A
 
100
IU
2
%
Vitamin C
 
11
mg
13
%
Calcium
 
45
mg
5
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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